Guide for Queen Elizabeth National Park

The National Park of Queen Elizabeth is one of the most visited national parks in the world, the park was founded in 1952, it was renamed 2 years later as Queen Elizabeth national park to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth.


The national park occupies an estimated 1,978 square kilometers, the lake extends from lake George to lake Edward and includes the Kazinga Channel connecting the two lakes.


Queen Elizabeth Park is known for its wildlife as it includes the African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, Nile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, lion, and chimpanzee.
It is the home of over than 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species.
The area around Ishasha at the Rukungiri District is famous for its tree-climbing lions which are unique from any other National Park.
The park is also famous for its volcanic features including deep craters and volcanic cones many with craters like the katwe craters which is salt extracted. 


Queen Elizabeth National Park and the Queen Elizabeth Country Park in England are cooperating in a project of cultural exchange and mutual support as the project includes its main emphasis on supporting conservation through working closely with each other and empowering local communities.

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