Baluran National Park is one of the national park in Indonesia located in the region Banyuputih, Situbondo, East Java, Indonesia (north of Banyuwangi). The name of this national park named after the mountain located in this area, namely the mountain Baluran. Gate to get into the National Park Baluran be at 7 ° 55'17 .76 "S and 114 ° 23'15 .27" E. This national park consists of savanna vegetation types, mangrove forest, monsoon forest, beach forest, lower montane forest, swamp forest and evergreen forest throughout the year. Savanna vegetation types dominate Baluran National Park which is about 40 percent of the total land area.
history Prior to 1928 AH. Loedeboer, a hunter who has the Dutch nationality plantation concession area in Labuan Peacock and Mount Mesigit, never stop in Baluran. He has been paying attention and believe that Baluran has an important value for the protection of wildlife, especially large mammals. In 1930 KW. Dammerman who served as Director of the Botanical Garden suggested the need Baluran designated as protected forests. In 1937 the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies as a set Baluran Wildlife.