Adamawa State is essentially a picture sqaue mountainous land transversed by river valleys of Benue, Gongola and Yedsarem. The valleys of Cameroun, Mandara and Adamawa mountains form part this undulating landscape. Crops such as maize, rice, millet, sugar cane, cotton, groundnut, gum arabic, guinea corn, tea and kola nuts are all successfully grown in the state.
Located in the Mandara mountains of Adamawa State, Sukur Cultural Landscape is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites lists in 1999 because of its exceptional landscape illustrating a form of land-use that marks a critical stage in human settlement and its relationship with its environment. The cultural landscape of Sukur is also eloquent testimony to a strong and continuing spiritual and cultural tradition that has endured for many centuries.
The Mandara Mountains lie in the northeastern part of the state along the Cameroon border, and the Shebshi Mountains rise to Mount Dimlang (6,699 feet [2,042 m]) in the state’s south-eastern portion. Mandara is an ideal place for rock and mountain climbing.
Koma hills is located on the mountainous fringes bordering the Republic of Cameroon and Nigeria in Jada, a local government area in Adamawa state, North East of Nigeria. Koma people, the inhabitants of the hills is a pre-modern race representing a past way of life probably of stone age, compact with primitive themes and mode of dressing bordering on nudity which they uphold as a cultural heritage
Lamurde hot spring is part of the world popular Sukur Cultural Landscape, which consists of a palace, villages, and the remains of an iron industry. The place was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999 and has since become one of the top tourist destinations in Nigeria.Others are: Moddibbo Adams Tomb Monument, Kiri Dam, Three Sister Rocks/Hills.