3 national parks in Ghana you need to visit

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Mole National Park

1. Mole National Park

Mole National Park protects an area of savannah and forest in northern Ghana. It’s home to elephants, leopards and rare birds such as the white-backed vulture.

In the western part of the park, the Konkori Escarpment has panoramic views and overlooks waterholes where animals drink. There are waterfalls along the Kparia and Polzen rivers. To the south, Larabanga village has a centuries-old, Sudanese-style mosque.

2. Kakum National Park

Kakum National Park is on coast of southern Ghana, in West Africa. It protects an area of rain forest, home to endangered mammals such as forest elephants, bongo antelopes and primates like the Diana monkey.

The park is rich in butterflies and birds, including African grey parrots and hornbills. The Canopy Walkway, suspended 30 meters above the ground, provides treetop views of the forest.

3. Digya National Park

Digya National Park is the second largest national park and the oldest protected area in Ghana. It is located in the Brong-Ahafo Region. It was created in 1900 and given national park status in 1971.

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