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  • Kamuku National Park

    Kamuku National Park

    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

    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

    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

    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, […]

  • Cross River National Park

    Cross River National Park

    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

    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 […]

  • National Park Headquarters

    National Park Headquarters

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    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 the City Gate, opposite the Eid Prayer Ground and adjacent to the Military Cemetery. It occupies a land area of 11,665 […]

  • Beautiful ParkView

    Beautiful View

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    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 of the air and the sweet songs of the forest can never fail to […]

  • Home for all

    Home For All

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    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, etc., would be on hand to guide and protect visitors while on tour of the Parks.NOTE/CAUTION:Always remember that the National […]

  • 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 animal species for posterity sake. Poaching can be attributed to poverty, greed and insufficient knowledge on the importance of […]