The southernmost section of the Pindus mountain range, Mount Panetoliko is the highest in the Aitolia/Akarnania prefecture in Sterea or Central Greece. It resembles Northern Greece with its extensive hiking trails. Several streams and rivers flow through the area, including the Acheloos and Evinos where a dam was recently built. Cedar and fir trees cover the area. The area is about 285 km from Athens.