Nueva Ecija is one of the top producers of agricultural products in the country. Its principal crop is rice, but corn and onion are also produced in quantity. The province is often referred to as the “Rice Granary of the Philippines.
The province is the largest in Central Luzon. Its terrain begins with the southwestern marshes near the Pampanga border. It levels off and then gradually increases in elevation to rolling hills as it approaches the mountains of Sierra Madre in the east, and the Caraballo and Cordillera ranges in the north.
Amidst this bounty of nature, the province is also blessed with the fantastic scenery of Gabadon Falls. Named after the town of Gabaldon where it can be found, the ten-feet falls are surrounded by huge rock formations and rippling ice-cold water. It is located within the 200-hectare Sabani Estate Agricultural College.
The hidden Gabaldon Falls has long been a favored destinations among tourists for its impressive scenery. Its cool and clear spring water comes from the Sierra Madre and has gotten recognition as the cleanest natural water source in the Philippines.
How to get there
From Manila, many bus lines ply direct routes to Nueva Ecija. Once there, public transportation or hired vehicles can take you to see Gabaldon Falls.