Babadağ consists of two separate summits. The tallests summit is 1969 meters and the second peak, Kartepe stands at 1400 meters. This is the reason why Babadağ is described as a mountain range by some geographers. There is a deep flood valley between these two peaks. Babadağ attracts a lot of interest with its vegetation and paragliding.
Babadağ vegetation: Babadağ has been a habitat for many endemic plants with its intriguing geographical structure, although it is high, the proximity to the sea and its mild Mediterranean climate. Nearly 50 rare and endangered plants around the world have been identified in Babadağ. Fethiye Moryildizi (Chionodoxa forbesii), Babadağ Delicate Canflower (Asyneuma Babadaghensis) Pyrethrum (Tanacetum praeteritum ssp.
There is a significant presence of wild animals on the slopes, hills, valleys, coves and coasts of Babadağ. Wild goat (Capraaegagrus), wolf (Canis lupus), coyote (Canis aureus), fox (Vulpes vulpes), wild boar (Sus scrofa), badger (Meles meles) and otter (Lutra luira) are among the species seen on the mountain.
The region is also one of the most important bird sanctuaries and breeding area of the region. Puhu (Bubo bubo), golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) and masked spider bird (Lanius nubicus) found a habitat in this area along with other winged birds.
In addition to many reptile species, the globally endangered black salamander (Mertensiella luschani) can also be found in the region.