• Training Picture

    Training Picture

  • National Park Headquarters

    National Park Headquarters

    The Park Headquarters is the coordinating and Administrative Secretariat of the National Park Service in Nigeria. It is located along Umaru Musa Yar’adua Expressway, Abuja, about one kilometer from...

  • Beautiful ParkView

    Beautiful View

    A trip to the Park is primarily important for exploring one of the oldest rain forest in the world. The dense canopy, the tree trunks with their huge buttresses, the coolness of the environment, the freshness...

  • Home for all

    Home For All

    Visitors are kindly expected to comply with all Park rules and regulations as they are for their own safety and security. Park Officials such as interpreters, researchers/scientists, armed ranger escorts,...

  • Poaching is a crime against nature and mankind.

    Poaching Is A Crime

    Poaching is one of the problems inimical to conservation efforts. It is the responsibility of everybody especially those in the rural community to join hands in the conservation effort to preserve endangered...

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National Unit Parks

CBNP

Chad Basin National Park

Chad Basin National Park

Chad Basin National Park is situated within the ancient Kanem-Borno Empire (present day Borno...

 

CRNP

Okwangwo Bridge

Cross River National Park

Location and Size: Cross River National Park is located between Latitude 5o 05’ and 6o 29’...

 

GGNP

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

Gashaka-Gumti National Park is located in the mountainous region of north-eastern Nigeria adjacent...

 
 

KLNP

Kainji Lake National Park

Kainji Lake National Park

The Nation’s premier National Park was established by the amalgamation of two former game...

 

KNP

Elephant

Kamuku National Park

Kamuku National Park is located in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State of Nigeria. It is situated between...

 

ONP

Okomu National Park

Okomu National Park

Okomu National Park “The pride of our natural heritage” is the smallest of the seven National...

 
 
 

OONP

Old Oyo National Park

Old Oyo National Park

The Park derives its name from the ruins of Oyo-Ile (Old Oyo) the ancient political capital of Yoruba...

 
 
 

Recent Posts

  • Old Oyo National Park

    Old Oyo National Park

    OONP August 12, 2014 at 9:08 am 0 comments

    The Park derives its name from the ruins of Oyo-Ile (Old Oyo) the ancient political capital of Yoruba Empire. The Park is made up of two previous Native Administrative forest Reserves, the Upper Ogun (1936) and Oyo-ile (1941) Forest Reserves. These unique ecosystem and historical relics were converted to Game […]

     
  • Elephant

    Kamuku National Park

    KNP August 12, 2014 at 9:02 am 0 comments

    Kamuku National Park is located in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State of Nigeria. It is situated between latitudes 10°40′N; Longitudes 6°11′E and 6°36E in the north-central part of Nigeria and it is the closest unit Park Headquarters, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Kamuku National Park was initially by gazette of 1936, […]

     
  • Okomu National Park

    Okomu National Park

    ONP August 12, 2014 at 8:37 am 0 comments

    Okomu National Park “The pride of our natural heritage” is the smallest of the seven National Parks in Nigeria. The Park is a rainforest ecosystem gazetted from the former Okomu Forest reserve in 1935. Today, the Park is a good habitat for numerous endangered flora and fauna species. BACKGROUND HISTORY […]

     
  • Kainji Lake National Park

    Kainji Lake National Park

    KLNP August 12, 2014 at 8:25 am 0 comments

    The Nation’s premier National Park was established by the amalgamation of two former game reserves-Borgu and Zugurma in 1976 and the legal instrument setting it up was promulgated in 1979(i.e. Degree 46 of 1979).The park was subsequently reconstituted under Acts 36 of 1991 and 46 of 1999 now Cap (act) […]

     
  • Gashaka-Gumti National Park

    Gashaka-Gumti National Park

    GGNP August 12, 2014 at 8:18 am 0 comments

    Gashaka-Gumti National Park is located in the mountainous region of north-eastern Nigeria adjacent to the international border with Cameroon, and immediately to the north of Mambilla Plateau. The largest and most scenic of all the seven National Parks, this conservation area lies between latitude 6o 55’ and 8o 05’ north, […]

     
  • Okwangwo Bridge

    Cross River National Park

    CRNP August 12, 2014 at 8:09 am 0 comments

    Location and Size: Cross River National Park is located between Latitude 5o 05’ and 6o 29’ N, and Longitudes 8o 15’ and 9o 30’ E, in the extreme south-eastern corner of Nigeria, in Cross River State. It covers a total area of about 4000sq km of mainly primary moist tropical […]

     
  • Chad Basin National Park

    Chad Basin National Park

    CBNP August 12, 2014 at 8:01 am 0 comments

    Chad Basin National Park is situated within the ancient Kanem-Borno Empire (present day Borno and Yobe States). The Empire was established prior to 10th Century A.D. It was one of the famous and politically well organized Empires comparable to its contemporaries of Songhai and Mali Empires in Africa. The then […]

     
  • Poaching is a crime against nature and humanity

    Camping Activities

    Info June 6, 2014 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

    You are welcome to Nigeria National Parks. All visitors are advised to conclude registration and other formalities with the concerned Park authorities before entering and pursuing any activities (recreational, research, etc) in the Parks. Nigeria’s National Parks have a wide variety of interesting sites; e.g .Cultural, Historical, Archacological unique ecosystems, and […]