Located in Zavkhan province in western Mongolia, Tarvagatain Nuruu National Park was taken as special protected areas under the category of National Park according to the Resolution No 29 of the State Great Khural of Mongolia in 2000.
The park territory partly contains areas of five different soums of Zavkhan province and one soum of Arkhangai province. The landscape of Tarvagatai Mountains is one of steep-sided mountains and deep valleys drained by numerous rivers and forests dominated with Siberian larch trees.
The park thrives with life, becoming home to endangered mammals such as argali sheep, Siberian ibex, Siberian musk deer, red deer, snow leopard and Siberian marmot. Birdlife is varied and interesting with over 60 bird species including endangered whooper swan and white-tailed eagle.