Gârboavele Forest hosts the Zoo, The Village Museum and The Piscatorial Museum, therefore it is an important recreational area for the resindents of Galați county.
Located in the south-eastern part of Galați county, in the administration area of Tulucești commune, near the national road DN24D, Gârboavele Forest was declared a Site of Community Importance in 2007 and covers an area of 219 ha.
The site is a plains area (with rivers, everglades, meadows, deciduous forests and bushwoods) and is part of the steppic bioregion of the Moldavian Plateau. This site preserves the natural habitats such as: Ponto-Sarmatian deciduous bushes, Euro-Siberian silvosteppe (forest-steppe) vegetation with Quercus spp. and Ponto-Sarmatian silvan vegetation with pubescent oak. It protects a wide variety of flora (oak, pedunculate oak, pubescent oak, hawthorn, Turkish hazel, wild rose, European smoketree) and rare fauna.
Text and photo sources: https://ro.wikipedia.org/; http://www.informatii-romania.ro/