Ilham Mochammad Saputra
Geopark is a conservation area which are have a geodiversity , biodiversity, cultural diversity substance. Geopark has a educational aspect from the uniqueness and geosite diversity and economical aspect from community participation in managing geopark as a geotourism activity on it. Geotourism as tourism activity in geopark running by the community is a significant component for a successful of managing a geopark. Participation and Comprehension of community about geopark is a key for developing and managing a geopark itself, unfortunately some of community in GeoparkCiletuh still doing an illegal logging and mining which is incompatible with sustainable development for Geopark. Government and PT. Bio farma aided slowly have a positively results although because widely area in GeoparkCiletuh and has a lot people who have to built. The method used is descriptive qualitative. Miles &Huberman as analysis data method to selects of collected data by researcher using a purposive sampling way as much as it can, then reducted the data, maked a display data and conclusion, site-plan analysis for establish zonation according to each potential area. Result of research will be a developing matrix table from each potential tourism and explained by descriptive.
Keywords: Geopark, Geotourism, Community Participation.