Tourist attractions of Urmia
Kabudan Island is one of the islands of Urmia Lake which was declared a protected area by the Department of Environment in 1967. This island and other islands of Urmia Lake, except Islamic Island, are currently National Parks.
A variety of mammals such as rats, rams, Ewes, and jaguars live In Kabudan 32-hectare Park. The island has steppe vegetation and some parts of it are covered with turpentine, and mountain almond forests as well as plants like wild tomatoes, wild oats, junipers, and horsetails. Kabudan Island is also the habitat for a various birds including flamingos, pelicans, common shelducks, coots, and gulls.
Kabudan is the only island in Urmia Lake that has fresswater all year round.