The preserved district of Shalou and Mongasht with an area of 12991 hectares is located in Khuzestan province, Izeh town was announced preserved in 1999. This district is near the lake of Karun 3 damn and is located in Zagros Mountains with the maximum height of 3316 from sea level. In this district, there are snowy mountains and suitable forest coverage which all together have created very interesting and scenic views.
Various animals and plants are cultivated in this area which from the very rare species, panther and the brown bear can be pointed out.
The beautiful natural scenes, the presence of Karun near this district and the favorable access routes have provided the grounds for touristic activities in this district.