METU (Middle East Technical University) Forests

METU Forests offers great hikes in Ankara to who seeks quick escape from the stress of the capital city. METU Forests have numerous trails to hike. Almost all trails are very easy to hike. Few of them are narrow, but still easy to walk. If you are planning long distances, we strongly recommend you to take enough water with you. Unfortunately, there are no trail signs. In case that you do not have your phone with you,  it is better to keep in your mind the trails that you have passed.

Where to park: If you are an early bird hiker, you can park along side of Turan Gunes Boulevard. Otherwise you can park Kameraman Mustafa Unal Street. 

Restrooms: No


1.METU Forests Loop-1

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