Chatkal lake Tashkent

The Chatkal Mountain Forest Reserve is on the spurs of the Chatkal Ridge of the western part of the Tianshan Mountains. Its area is 35,000 ha.
There are about 600 species of grasses and about 40 species of shrubs in the reserve. A considerable part of the slopes is covered with natural juniper forests and various shrubs. Sea buckthorn, walnut trees, rowan trees, stone trees, pistachio trees, and a large number of other species, which are endemic to the area of the west Tianshan Mountains, grow in the reserve.

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