Parks & Protected Areas

Ten National Parks and numerous Reserves protect large swaths of Uganda’s savannah, forests and mountains, and all play an essential role in the conservation of its unique wildlife and habitats.

As these protected areas encompass many of Uganda’s top attractions, they feature on almost every tourist itinerary; whether you wish to see the mountain gorillas of Bwindi or Mgahinga; the tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park; the River Nile plunge 40 meters to create Murchison Falls; or the bamboo-clad slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes.

Uganda’s many Wildlife and Forest Reserves include:

Several of these are adjacent to a National Park, to form a more extensive protected area.

The National Parks are managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority

(UWA), and all visitors are required to pay a single or multi-day entrance fee. For ore information, contact UWA:Email:
Phone: +256 41

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