Gola Rainforest National Park, Kenema

#9 of 9 in Parks in Sierra Leone
Must see · National Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Familiarize yourself with the wildlife that inhabits Gola Rainforest National Park, a World Heritage Site. Walk among the trees of the rainforest, keeping your eyes peeled for numerous bird species, mammals, butterflies, and reptiles who call this place home. You can choose to go for a one-day visit, spend a night in the wilderness, or even embark on a multi-day hike. You can also visit the neighboring villages to discover how local communities live. To visit Gola Rainforest National Park and other attractions in Kenema, use our Kenema road trip tool.
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  • Easy road trip there (we have our own vehicle) and we were travelling in dry season. Not sure what to expect, but you won't be disappointed at the remote and ancient feel to Tiwai. Not so long ago it....  more »
  • The Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary is an amazing grass roots project aimed at raising awareness of the value of ecological conservation for locals and visitors. Locals are employed in all aspects of....  more »
  • Important primary forest with lots of wildlife. Basic but nice lodge. Relatively easy access from Freetown, first five hours on an excellent road, then two on a terrible road. All things considered that is pretty good.
  • Because I'm coming from the community

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