Kyabobo National Park in the Oti Region
Kyabobo National park, located in the Oti Region, is one of the many reserved national parks in Ghana dedicated to protecting wildlife and other rare animal species as well as different kinds of plants and trees.
The reserve is found near Nkwanta in the Nkwanta South District of the region, and lies between the Savannah and tropical rain forest. Originally, the reserve was established in 1993 in a bid to help keep wildlife and other rare animal species safe as well as providing a comfortable home for them, far from human activities and danger. However since then, the boundaries of the park have been adjusted several times.
Kyabobo reserve is home to wild animals like the African Buffalo, African Leopards, African Bush elephants, primate species and other rare animal species. There are also hundreds of birds and butterfly species in the park.
Beyond its animal population and attraction, the reserve houses the famous Dzebobo Mountain, the second highest mountain in Ghana, second only to Mount Afadza (in the Volta Region).
The park is one of the most visited tourism destination in the Oti region with tourists regularly visiting. One common activity tourist engage in at the reserve is hiking. Aside Mountain Dzebobo, the reserve has another minor but relatively tall hills which makes for good hiking expeditions.
Kyabobo also has a waterfall which has water flowing from the top of one of the hills located in the park. For the lovers of water, this adds extra motivation and reason as to why you should visit this beautiful park. With area coverage of about 360km square, Kyabobo is one of the biggest natural reserves in Ghana