Shirvan valley is one of the beautiful areas of Sabalan District in Ardabil Province, which has been left intact and natural due to lack of access route, and chosen as the eleventh wildlife habitat in Iran. This valley begins from Shabil hot-water in Sabalan mountainside and ends in Lahrud plain.
This natural park is in the process of being registered in UNESCO as the second Geopark in the Middle East. This area contains unique geographical characteristics, and one-of-a-kind animal and plant species. It is the permanent habitat of several animals such as pig, fox, wolf, ram, Armenian mouflon, brown bear, partridge, laughing dove, and some migrating birds.