The initial area of the park was ha, expanded through a northern extension in to make a total of ha. The park supports one of the best remaining examples of moist Himalayan temperate forest in Pakistan and is surrounded by seven major villages and three small towns Nathiagali, Ayubia and Khanspur. The national park consists entirely of reserve forests, which spill out of the park area on the west and south sides. The scenery is superb with huge pine forests covering the hills and providing shelter to the larger and smaller mammals. Ayubia National Park is a major recreation area visited by large numbers of local tourists, mostly from Islamabad and Abottabad. No official figures are available, but local estimates suggest that there are about , visitors per year.
Ayubia National Park
Wildlife of Pakistan: Ayubia National Park
This park is established in and the area of this park is 3, hectaree. In Ayubia Park, 21 plants belong to 19 families and these families are known for their medicinal properties. Ayub National Park is established in and area of this park is hectaree. Ayub Park has a play area, aquarium, a garden-restaurant and an open-air theater. This park also has a lake where the tourist can do boating. Broghil Park is established in August 25, and area of this park is , hectaree. Central Karakorum National Park is established in and area of this park is 9,73, hectaree.
List of national parks of Pakistan
It was declared a national park in In it was expanded form its original size of 1, hectares 4, acres  or Since then it has been managed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife Department. The purpose of establishing it was to conserve the temperate forests. Originally, the park stood at an area of acres 3.
A light drizzle made these even more beautiful. Ayubia is a complex of four hill stations: I have visited this area many many times and always found it breathtaking, refreshing and value for money. There is a variety of hotels and restaurants in this area ranging from low end to higher end.