Established 4 August 1993, is the largest protected area of Sicily.
The territory is characterized by the diversity of shaping of terrain, from very rich vegetation.
Important is the richness of wildlife, because here you can find small mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. Best known is the black pig of Nebrodi, but there is also the presence of wild boar, fox, porcupine, the hedgehog, the wild cat, the marten, the weasel, hare and rabbit, and, although very thin of dormice.
There are many birds in this area, hawks, buzzards, kestrels, peregrine falcon, the dipper, kingfisher, woodcock, the hoopoe and the raven.