A town located in the Southern tip of the Bataan region in the Philippines.
Bataan is divided by two Volcanic mountain groups. Climbing Tarak Ridge in Mt. Mariveles will give you a breathtaking view of Bataan, Manila Bay, the Islands of Corregidor, and Cavite.
The region has 100 rivers streams, creeks, 10 waterfalls and springs that are important for irrigation and fishing.
It was the main start location of the Bataan Death March that began on April 9, 1942, after the three-month Battle of Bataan during World War II, when 75,000 Filipino and American prisoners were forced by the Japanese army to march until they died.
Bataan National Park is known for its tropical jungle and mountain terrains with significant geological features such as rivers, springs and Pasukulan and Dunsulan waterfalls. The park is a protected area because of the wide variety of flower species, ground orchids, wild monkeys, insects and birds.