ABOUT BAGUIO BAMBOO SANCTUARY
The Bamboo Sanctuary in Baguio City is a nature preserve located within the St. Francis Xavier Seminary in Liteng, Pacdal.
Its most notable feature is a short walkway flanked on both sides by lush bamboo trees and bordered by a few red bamboo fences. The Philippine Bamboo Foundation manages it in collaboration with the Diocese of Baguio’s Commission of Environment.
BAMBOO SANCTUARY LOCATION
The bamboo sanctuary is located at St. Francis Xavier Seminary in Liteng, Pacdal, Baguio City.
The Baguio Bamboo Sanctuary is a 15 to 20-minute drive from Burnham Park in Liteng, Pacdal, Baguio City.
HOW TO GET TO BAGUIO BAMBOO SANCTUARY
Use Google Maps or Waze to get precise directions. The correct location to pin is the Baguio Bamboo Sanctuary in Pacdal Liteng.
BAGUIO BAMBOO SANCTUARY ENTRANCE FEE
There is no admission fee, but any donation to the sanctuary’s upkeep is appreciated.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN baguio Bamboo Sanctuary
This bamboo sanctuary not only offers scenic views to visitors but also encourages people to adopt bamboo technologies, gain knowledge, increase appreciation, and provides a venue for bamboo adopters to continue and improve their bamboo technologies.
Bamboos are excellent for rehabilitating eroding river banks, landscaping, construction, furniture making, and souvenir handicrafts.
Bamboo Plantation Sites in Baguio
There are two bamboo plantation sites in Baguio: St. Francis Xavier Seminary’s Bamboo Sanctuary at Liteng, Pacdal, and the Mirador Heritage and Eco-Park at Dominican Hill.
Bamboo Species IN BAGUIO
Some bamboo species found in the sites include Vivax bamboo (Phyllostachys vivax), Fishpole bamboo (Phyllostachys aurea), Hedge bamboo (Bambusa glaucescens f. elegans (Koidz.) Muroi & Sugimoto), Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys heterocycle pubescens), Purple bamboo (Chimonobambusa neopurpurea), Yellow striated bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris “Vitata” Mclure) and Black bamboo (Gigantochloa atroviolacea Widjaja), and bamboo (Phyllostachys aurea ‘holochrysa’ (CARR) A.), and Giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus asper (Schult. f.) Backer ex Heyne).