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Semuliki National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 220km² with an altitude of 670-760m above sea level Semuliki Forest Reserve was created in 1932 and upgraded to national park status in 1993. It is the only tract of true lowland…
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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 996km2 The park was gazetted in 1991 and was recognized as a World Heritage site in 1994 and Ramsar site in 2008. Highest point: 5,109m above sea level…
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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 1,978km². Queen Elizabeth spans the equator line; monuments on either side of the road mark the exact spot where it crosses latitude 00. The park was founded in…
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Murchison Falls National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 3,840km2 Murchison Falls became one of Uganda’s first national parks in 1952 At Murchison Falls, the Nile squeezes through an 8m wide gorge and plunges with a thunderous…
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Mount Elgon National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 1,121km² This extinct volcano is one of Uganda's oldest physical features, first erupting around 24 million years ago. Mt Elgon was once Africa's highest mountain, far exceeding Kilimanjaro’s current 5,895m.…
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 33.7km2, making it Uganda’s smallest National Park. The park takes its name from "Gahinga" - the local word for the piles of volcanic stones cleared from farmland at…
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Lake Mburo National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 370km2 Altitude: 1,220m - 1,828m above sea level Wetland habitats comprise 20% of the park's surface The parks' precarious past has seen wildlife virtually eliminated several times: firstly…
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Kidepo Valley National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 1,442km2 The park’s altitude ranges between 914m and 2,750m above sea level. The park contains two rivers – Kidepo and Narus – which disappear in the dry season,…
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Kibale National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 795km2 Kibale is highest at the park’s northern tip, which stands 1,590m above sea level. The lowest point is 1,100m on the floor of the Albertine Rift Valley…
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 321km2 Altitude: 1,160m - 2,607m above sea level. Bwindi was gazetted as a National Park in 1991 and declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994. The…