The valley lies 114 km northwest of Srinagar. The charming valley of Lolab is known for its verdant forests, musical brooks and beautiful range of mountains. This valley also has a place of distinction on the archeological map of the state for its centuries old Kalaroos caves and Satbaran monuments. It is formed by the flow of Lahwal River, which flows from east to west. The Lolab Valley is home to many ancient springs, and is covered with dense forests of pine and fir Lolab Valley is also home to many Himalayan wild animals, which include Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Brown Bear, Snow Leopard, Ibex, Markhor, Hangul and Musk deer.