Kadıyayla, at an altitude of 1230 meters, is one of the first camping areas in Uludağ. Evliya Çelebi states that this recreation area is a place of joy and mentions it as grassy, with chestnut trees and airy place on a hill that sees the world. In XIX. century Dr. Bernard mentions about Kadıyayla of those years as follows: "The vicinity of Kadıyayla is covered with fresh forests. A fountain of cold water flows in the middle. The floors are covered with beautiful flowers and green grass.