Jetsanza.com in this post highlights the top parks in Ghana, their location and other relevant information that may be of interest to tourists visiting parks in Ghana.
Below are the Top 5 Parks in Ghana ( in no particular order)
Kakum National Park
Kakum National Park is located at the Central Region of Ghana and it is one of the most popular parks in Ghana. A lot of local and foreign tourists visit this park each year.
The park has a tropical rainforest serving as a habitat for many species of fauna, flora and animal.
The endangered Diana monkey, the yellow-backed duiker and the African elephant can be found at this beautiful park.
The most popular activity at the park is the Kakum canopy walkway; a 350m high walkway. The park now has a Children’s Park.
Mole National Park
Located in Wa, Mole National Park is one of the most sought-after parks in Ghana. It covers an area of 4500 square kilometers and houses diverse species of animals including hippos, buffalo, leopards, lions, elephants and several plant species.
The Mole and Lovi rivers pass through the park charmingly. The area receives around 1000 millimeters of rainfall a year, and this helps to sustain all living creatures.
Bia National Park
Bia National Park is located in the Western Region of Ghana, close to Sekondi-Takoradi. This park serves as a habitat for varieties of animals and plants. The tallest tree is West Africa is located right in this park.
It has a land size of 563 square kilometer with lodges and modern guest houses surrounding it to provide accommodation needs.
Bui National Park
The Bui National Park the third largest National Park in Ghana and its located in Tain in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. The park bisects the Black Volta and houses a large population of hippopotamus. Aside the hippos, you will see animals like antelopes, monkeys and different species of birds.
Digya National Park
Digya National Park is located on the beautiful shores of the Lake Volta. It serves as a home to elephants as well as varieties of plants.
Situated in Brong Ahafo, the park covers an expansive 3500 square kilometers. You get the opportunity to see over 200 species of birds in this park. Crocodiles and other aquatic animals also make the site worth visiting.
The forests of Digya are also breathtaking.