Lar National Park is a protected area in Iran, on the foot of Mount Damavand, straddling the two provinces of Mazandaran and Tehran. The Lar Dam is located in the park, and is a major tourist attraction, situated just 70 kilometers northeast of the capital and the most populous city of the country, Tehran. The area of the park is around 30,000 hectares. This area dates back to 600-700 A.C. It is a National park since 1976 and is protected area since 1982 by the Iran Department of Environment. Since 1991 hunting is prohibited in this area. One of the rare species of the Salmonidae family of fish is native to this area.
Other notable flora and fauna of the park are as follows:
Liquorice, Cichorium, Thymus vulgaris, Heracleum persicum, St John's wort, Borage, Shallot, Galbanum, and multiple species of Fungus,
Grey Partridge, Cormorant, Heron, and Eagle,
Goat, Leopard, Gray wolf, Bear, Wild boar, Jackal, and Fox,
Monitor lizard, Lizard, and Frog.
The park is accessible by car via Haraz road.