Mt. Arayat National Park in Pampanga

Arayat and Magalang, Pampanga Province
Area/Year Established
3,715.23 hectares/ 1933
Special Features
Mt. Arayat is a twin-peak dormant volcano mountain located about 95 kilometers north of Manila. The polular Peak 1 (986 meters above sea level) can be accessed through a trail from Arayat, while Peak 2 (1026 meters above sea level) can be reached from Magalang, Pampanga. The mountain is considered a mystic home of diwata (goddess) Mariang Sinucuan, the archrival of Namalyari of Mount Pinatubo.  (source: Wikipedia: . Tour guides are available at the park office.
Park Facilities
Visitor Center, PASu Office, ranger station, toilets, dancing pavilion, swimming pools, pathways, view deck, camping ground, picnic shed, parking space.
Allowed Activities
Swimming, hiking, picnic, camping, trekking, mountain climbing, bird watching, dancing
Fees (subject to change)
Entrance fee:  P25 (including swimming);
Picnic Shed rental:   P50/day
Dancing Pavilion rental:  P600/day
Viewing deck rental: P600/day
Cottage rental: P300/day
Parking fee: P25/bus; P10/minibus;jeep P10/trycycle
Best time to visit
November to May
Type I - Two pronounced seasons: dry from September to April; wet during the rest of the year

Location Map:

View of Mt. Arayat from the North Luzon Expressway

Road going to the park 

Trees and other park facilities

Multiple Use/Dancing Pavilion 

View deck in swimming pool areas

Pathways to mountain peak