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The park is located in Kitale town - Trans-Nzoia District. The ecosystem comprises of swamp vegetation. and riverine forests.

The park was established as a home for the endangered Sitatunga, a semi-aquatic antelope. Other wildlife species are Otter, Genet cat, Serval cat, mongoose, bushbuck and monkeys. Several bird species are also found in the park.

ACCESS

It is accessible by road 22km from Kitale on the Kitale-Kapenguria tarmac road.
By Air: Served by Kitale airstrip, 22km away from the park.

PARK GATES

Sinyerere gate

SIZE / LOCATION

2.9 Km2.
Trans Nzoia District, Rift Valley Province

CLIMATE

Wet and dry climate
ranges from warm to cool and humid.
Rainfall peaks around April, August and November

SMARTCARD REQUIRED?

Entry is by cash only
Citizens – Valid Passport or National ID
Residents – Valid Passport

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

  • The endangered Sitatunga Antelope
  • Bird watching
  • Nature board walk & tree top house

WILDLIFE

  • Includes Sitatunga, monkey, otter, genet cat, serval cat,
  • Mongoose, bushbuck and ratel.

WHERE TO STAY

In Park Accommodation

KWS Self – Catering Accommodation:
Tree Top House: Accommodates 2 people

Camping Facilities

One serviced campsite available at the main gate.
Other campsites and accommodation are available at the nearby Sirikwa Tented Camp.

ACTIVITY OPTIONS

  • Game viewing
  • Camping

WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU

Drinking water, picnic items and for those camping, binoculars, camera, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and guidebooks