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There are ten gazetted national parks in Uganda. These protected areas are managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, a governmental parastastal responsible with conserving Uganda’s wildlife.

Here are the ten national parks in Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is situated in southwestern part of Uganda. It is one of the only four national parks in Africa that protect the endangered mountain Gorillas.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in western Uganda about 5 to 6 hours’ drive away from Kampala capital city and remarkably, a popular home to about 620 birds, big game and many mammal species, breathtaking landscape with pristine Carter Lakes, rain forest, savanna grassland a mention but a few.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is located in Kisoro district southwestern Uganda about 8-10 hours’ drive from Kampala city center. It expands up to 34 square kilometers and offers refuge to mountain gorillas, golden monkeys, about 200 birds as well as scenic volcanoes like Gahinga, Muhabura and Sabyinyo.