Have you been to Bantaawan Lake? It’s a small lake along the northeastern slopes of Mt. Balatukan located within the jurisdiction of Gingoog City. Having a unique environmental setting of mossy forest where trees seem to bow towards the center of the lake, Bantaawan Lake is like a mystic place out of a fairy tale.

Lake Bantaawan is approximately 6 kilometers southwest of Barangay Bantaawan Proper which is 9 kilometers from the National Highway. See map below. At right is the image from Google Earth.

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There is no road in going to the lake which is surrounded by untouched lush vegetation. Trekkers estimate an 8-hour walk from the barangay proper. Watch this video below courtesy of AdBENtures.

Below are some photos by AdBENtures.

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