Bukit Soeharto Forest Park


Gov.Regulation Decree of the Minister of Forestry No 419/Menhut-II/2004
Date Oktober 19,2004
Large (Hektar) 61.850
Unit Pelaksana Teknis UPTD Kehutanan Kalimantan Timur
Note Designation as a forest park area based on:

Minister of Forestry Decree no. 270 / Kpts-II / 1991, dated May 20, 1991, has been designated Area Park Nature Tourism Bukit Soeharto covering ± 61,850 hectares.
Based on the Decree of the Minister of Forestry Number. SK.419 / Menhut-II / 2004 dated October 19, 2004, on the change of function of Taman Bukit Soeharto Nature Park covering an area of ​​± 61,850 hectares located in Kutai Kartanegara and North Penajam Paser regency, East Kalimantan Province into Taman Hutan Raya.

Objectives The appointment of this area is to protect, preserve and ensure the utilization of the potential of the area and function as a territory for collection of natural or non-natural plants or animals, original and non-native species that can be used for research, knowledge, education because the Tahura Ecosystem this is composed of mixed forest of Dipterocarpaceae lowland, forest of shell, coastal forest, shrub and alang-alang.


Province Kalimantan Timur
  1. Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara
  2. Kabupaten Penajam Paser Utara
District 1.1 Kecamatan Loa Janan

1.2 Kecamatan Loa Kulu

1.3 Kecamatan Muara Jawa

1.4 Kecamatan Samboja

2.1 Kecamatan Sepaku



Elevation (mDpl)
type climate …?(Schmit&Ferguson)
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Identification The area of Bukit Soeharto Forest Park nowadays has changed as a plantation ecosystem which is a rehabilitation effort with various types of plants such as Acacia (Acacia mangium), Sengon (Albasia sp.), Mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni spp), and nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum L ), the original flora dominated by Meranti (Shorea sp.), and partly a research forest in the form of nursery species of flora such as Mahang (Macaranga hypoleuca), among them protected species such as Ulin (Eusideraxylon zwageri), Charcoal (Diospyros sp.) , and Kempas (Koompassia malaccensis), Palaman (Iristania spp), Resak (Vatica spp), Bayur (Pterospermum spp), Gmelina (Gmelina arborea), Rubber (Havea brasiliensis), Rotan (Calamus sp), Aren (Arenga catechu) Ketapang (Terminalia catappa).

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Overview of flora in East Borneo
Tree ===> click here
Non Tree ===> click here
Coral ===> click here


Identification Primates: Orang Utan (Pongo Pygmaeus) – located at Rehabilitation Facility of Wanariset Orangutan Reintroduction Center; Owa-Owa (Hylobates muelleri), Long-tailed monkey (Macaca fascicularis), …

Mammals: Honey Bear (Helarctros malayanus), Leopard (Neofelis nebulosa), Hedgehog (Hystrix brachyura), Pangolin (Manis javanica), Sambar deer (Cervus unicolor), Biawak (Varanus salvator), Squirrel (Tupaia sp), Weasel (Cynogalesp ), Pig Forest (Sus sp), …

Birds: Cucak Swamp (Pycnonotus zeylanicus), Hogworm (Buceros rhinoceros), Great Kuau (Lophura sp), …

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Overview of fauna in East Borneo
Amfibian ===> click here
Bird ===> click here
Fish ===> click here
Insect ===> click here
Mammalia ===> click here
Primata ===> click here
Reptil ===> click here
Invertebrata ===> click here


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  1. Statistik Dirjen KSDAE 2015; Dirjen KSDAE (Link: drive.google.com)
  2. Statistik 2009; BALAI KONSERVASI SUMBER DAYA ALAM KALIMANTAN TIMUR (Link: drive.google.com)
  3. Rencana Strategi Dinas Kehutanan 2013 – 2018; Dinas Kehutanan Provinsi Kalimantan Timur  (Link: drive.google.com)
  4. ASPEK EKOLOGI NYAMPLUNG (Calophyllum inophyllum L.) DI HUTAN PANTAI TANAH MERAH, TAMAN HUTAN RAYA BUKIT SOEHARTO; Mukhlisi&Kade Sidiyasa, Balai Penelitian Teknologi Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam Samboja, 2011 (Link: drive.google.com)
  5. VALUASI EKONOMI SUMBERDAYA ALAM TAMAN HUTAN RAYA BUKIT SOEHARTO DI PROVINSI KALIMANTAN TIMUR; Erfan Noor Yulian, Sekolah Pascasarjana, Institut Pertanian Bogor; Lailan Syaufina, Departemen Silvikultur, Fakultas Kehutanan, Institut Pertanian Bogor; Eka Intan Kumala Putri, Departemen Ekonomi Sumberdaya Lingkungan, Fakultas Ekonomi dan Manajemen, Institut Pertanian Bogor; 2011 (Link: drive.google.com)

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