The name of this national park is taken from the name of a river which streams inside the recreation center, Batang Gadis. The recreation center is of significance for the natural life living adjoining the recreation center. They moved to the recreation center in light of the fact that their living space was obliterated via land clearing and fire.
The biodiversity of Batang Gadis was made because of a blend of untamed life endemic to Southern Sumatera, North Sumatera and East Sumatera. The recreation center is spaning along Bukit Barisan mountain and sits at the stature of 300 – 2.145 meter above ocean level. Mount Sorik Marapi is the most noteworthy pinnacle.
The recreation center which is officially in Mandailing Natal, North Sumatera is wealthy in biodiverstity. Uncommon plant types of Padma (Rafflesia arnoldi), Kantung semar (Nephentessp), and Red Meranti (Shorea sp) develop well. In the thick woodland of Batang Gadis National Park lives Sumatran Tiger (Panthera tigris sumatraensis), Asian brilliant feline (Catopuma temminckii), Tapir (Tapirus indicus), Sumatran serow (Capricornis sumatraensis), Sambar deer (Cervus unicolor). Indeed, Carpococcyx radiceud, privately called as Tohtor, a winged creature species which was accepted to wiped out for a multi year, has been found to live as of late.
Moreover, the vast majority of Rangkong species in Sumatera additionally is found in the recreation center. Besides, Mount Sorik Marapi, the most elevated pinnacle of Batang Gadis National Park that has a wide and profound caldera, is extremely appealing.
Other intriguing destinations are characteristic caverns which scatered in some piece of the recreation center and an old cavern distraught during Japan colonization which has authentic worth.
The nearby astuteness and social of the general population living contiguous the recreation center couldn’t be missed. Learning their day by day public activity will be expand our viewpoint on conventional Sumatran lifestyle. Guests who come to Sibanggor Village get the opportunity to see the conventional house with its rooftop made of Ijuk. They additionally engage with local people doing their every day exercises.