10 best national parks in Nigeria

Nigeria is a country located on the African continent. This country has extraordinary beauty of flora and fauna. On this occasion, we will provide information about the best national parks in Nigeria.

1. Cross River National Park

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Cross River National Park is a national park that contains rainforests, waterfalls, and various other living things. Great place to see wildlife, learn about animals and their surroundings, learn how to conserve the environment and animal species and the nature of the good life.

2. Gashaka-Gumti National Park

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Gashaka-Gumti National Park is located in Gashaka, Nigeria. This national park has an area of ​​about 6402 km2 and was established in 1992. The northern part of this national park is generally dominated by vast grasslands. In the southern part of the national park, there are various geographical forms such as mountains, canyons, and valleys. In addition, there is a very clear river in this national park. However, this national park lacks a constant power source. Therefore, tourists are expected to bring power banks and the like.

3. Kamuku National Park

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Kamuku National Park is located in the state of Kaduna, Nigeria. This national park has an area of ​​about 1,120 km². Tourists can see various kinds of animals in this national park such as elephants, wild boars, monkeys, antelopes, and about 177 different species of birds.

4. Jos Wildlife Park

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Jos Wildlife Park is a wildlife park that contains various kinds of animals such as lions, ostriches, monkeys, and various other types of animals. This national park has an area of ​​about 3 square miles (7.8 km2). In this national park, there are picnic areas, museums, art galleries, and restaurants.

5. Old Oyo National Park

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Old Oyo national park is located in Oyo, Kwara. This national park has an area of ​​about 2,512 km2 and was founded in 1991. This location has a quiet and clean environment. There are historical sites and various kinds of animals such as ostriches, turtles, various species of birds, and various other types of animals.

6. OOPL Wildwilf Park

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OOPL Wildwilf Park is a wildlife park that contains various species. The environment around this national park is very clean and well-maintained. In addition, there are various facilities that can attract tourists such as libraries, resorts, playgrounds, parking areas, and public toilets.

7. Okomu National Park

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Okomu National Park is located in the state of Edo with an area of ​​181 km2 and was established in 1999. Visitors will enjoy the natural beauty that is still preserved with the beautiful nature sounds of various animals. There are so many animals in this national park such as elephants, monkeys, buffalo, and other animals. This national park provides a cafeteria, treehouse, public facilities, and lodging for tourists

8. Chad Basin National Park

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Chad Basin National Park is located between the states of Borno and Yobe. This national park has an area of ​​about 2,258 km2 and was first established in 1975. This national park has 3 main sectors, namely the Chingurmi Duguma sector, the Bula Tura Oasis sector, and the Bade Nguru Wetland sector. This national park also has various kinds of animals such as hyenas, giraffes, elephants, and others.

9. Kainji National Park

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Kainji National Park is a national park located in Niger and Kwara state. This national park has an area of ​​about 5,382 km2 and was established in 1979. There are 3 main sectors in this national park, namely: the Lake Kainji sector, the borgu game reserve sector, and the zugurma game reserve sector. Not too many animals in this national park.

10 . Yankari National Park

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Yankari National Park is located in Bauchi state with an area of ​​about 2,244 km2 and was established in 1992. In this national park, visitors can see various kinds of animals with a safari truck. This national park provides lodging, restaurants, and various other public facilities. Visitors can also swim in Wikky's warm springs with beautiful blue waters.

That's information about the 10 most beautiful national parks in Nigeria. Hopefully, this information can help you. Thank you and happy holidays!

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