The park was first established in 1904 through Executive Order No. 33 signed by Civil Governor Luke Edward Wright. Executive Order No. 65 by Governor-General William Cameron Forbes in 1913 reduced its size to 2,019.34 hectares. In 1939, through Proclamation No. 392 signed by President Manuel Luis Quezon, the reserve was reclassified and renamed to Pagsanjan Gorge National Park with its area further reduced to its present size.
In the town of San Andres, Quezon, surrounded by Ragay Gulf, is Alibijaban Island, whose wilderness area has been identified by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as a priority protected area for biodiversity conservation and a key biodiversity area, being located in the Bondoc Peninsula.
The Mulanay Watershed Forest Reserve is located on the island of Luzon , Philippines . It has an area of 474 on July 21, 1938 hectares in the province of Quezon in the municipality of San Francisco , established as a Watershed Forest Reserve and is an initial component of the NIPAS Act 7586th.
The 384-hectare Infanta Watershed Forest Reserve in barangay Cawayan and barangays Gumian and Magsaysay, Infanta, Quezon is a tropical rainforest with a bounty of dipterocarp species like red and white Lauan, Tanguile, Apitong, Malaruhat, Balobo, Rattan and Anabiong. It was established through Proclamation No. 158 on February 13, 1967.
Polillo Island Protected Landscape and Seascape is an island in the north-eastern region of the Philippine archipelago. Polilo Island is also home to the Polillo Island Marine Reserve and the Polillo Watershed Forest Reserve. It was established through Proclamation No. 72 on August 7, 1966.
The Lopez Watershed Forest Reserve is located on the island of Luzon, Philippines. It was on 22 June 1940 an area of 418 hectares in the province of Quezon in the municipalities of Lopez, calauag and Guinayangan and is an initial component of the NIPAS Act 7586th.
A tropical rainforest which remains cool and wet for the most part of the year, the AWFR is considered a tropical rainforest, a site so rich in biodiversity that many dipterocarp species like the Narra, Apitong, Pili, Dao, Molave, Yakal, Buijo, Bunliw, Tangisang Bayawak and Rattan abound in the 688 hectare Reserve. It was established through Proclamation 156 on September 18, 1987.
Because of the great volcano-tectonic depressions of the world, the volcano was formed and has been one of the lowest active volcanoes in the world. It is a world-famous island known for its magnificent view. It was established through Proclamation No. 906 on October 6, 1996.
The elevation range of HTPL provides vertical habitat to a diverse species of flora and fauna. Several endemic plant species are found in the protected area, some of which are of commercial value. Wildlife species commonly found in the park are Walak-walak, Gigintod, Kingfishers, Owls and Swifts. It was established through Proclamation No. 412 on November 17, 2000.
Known for its healing powers due to the wealth of medicinal plants that can be found at the Mt. Banahaw-San Cristobal Protected Landscape (MBSCPL), the site is an open secret for outdoor enthusiasts, scientists and tourists with an appreciation for the beauty of nature. It was established through RA No. 9847 on December 11, 2009.
The Quezon Protected Landscape (QPL) is a 983.0765-hectare area classified under “Very High” Priority for biodiversity conservation by the DENR-PAWB, UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies, and Conservation International-Philippines due to its rich biodiversity. It was established through Proclamation No. 394 on June 2, 2003.
The Maulawin Spring Protected Landscape (MSPL), formerly known as the Maulawin Spring Watershed Forest Reserve is a 149-hectare protected landscape located in barangays Himbubulo and Magsaysay in Guinayangan, Quezon. It was established through Proclamation No. 295 on April 23, 2000.
The Buenavista Protected Landscape (BPL), formerly known as the Buenavista Watershed Forest Reserve is among the major ecotourism draws of the province of Quezon. The BPL, which was proclaimed by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 294 as a protected landscape under the NIPAS, spawns 284.27 hectares of land.
The Mts. Palay-Palay/Mataas na Gulod Protected Landscape (MPPMNGPL) is located within the Municipalities of Ternate and Maragondon, Cavite and Nasugbu, Batangas. Formerly known as Mts. Palay-Palay/Mataas na Gulod National Park, the site was reclassified under the NIPAS category of Protected Landscape under Presidential Proclamation 1315 on July 27, 2007.
UMRBPL is originally of mountain forest and tropical forest such as Dipterocarp forest-consisting of Tanguile, Mayapis, Nato, White Lauan, Red Lauan, Bagtikan and other important commercial species such as Dungon, Molave (Molawin), Akleng Parang and Balayong. It was established through Proclamation No. 296 on November 24, 2011.