One of the missions of Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park (Taman Nasional Bantimurung Bulusaraung – TN Babul) is to develop institutional and partnership/ collaboration in natural resources and ecosystems management. In terms of developing a collaborative management in TN Babul, collaborative activities of TN Babul should be implemented as the mission has been set. This study aims to provide an overview of the collaborative management foundation that has been built in realizing the mission of collaborative management of TN Babul. The data was collected through interviews with key informen such as village and district staffs, community leaders, related stakeholders, and lecturer of Hasanuddin University. Data were analyzed using qualitative descriptive models. The results showed that the foundation of collaborative management of TN Babul such as networking, coordination, and collaboration with other stakeholders, has not been well established. This condition affected the successful in achieving the mission.