National Parks (Game Reserves) in Nigeria

Nigeria is a tourist hotspot for its beautiful wildlife reserves. It has about eight major national parks and game reserves spread throughout the country. These parks account for about 3 percent of the country’s total land area and also act as a haven for some endangered species. Nigerian wildlife is these National Parks and collectively they contain an abundant diversity of fauna like buffaloes, roan antelopes, chimpanzees, crocodiles, hippopotamuses, hyenas, giant forest hogs, lions and leopards, as well as flora domiciled in the rainforests and grassland Savannahs that litter the land.

Nigeria has eight national parks and game reserves spread throughout the country. The parks make up about 3 percent of Nigeria's total land area. Collectively they contain an abundant diversity of fauna like buffaloes, roan antelopes, chimpanzees, crocodiles, hippopotamuses, hyenas, giant forest hogs, lions and leopards, as well as flora.

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Best Seasons:Winter, Summer, Fall
Popular Location:Yankari, Gashaka Gumti, Old Oyo, Okomu, Cross River

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