THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM OF KENYA IS MAINTAINED BY THE KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE. THERE ARE TWO MAIN TYPES OF TERRESTRIAL PROTECTED AREAS IN KENYA: NATIONAL PARKS, AND NATIONAL RESERVES; THERE ARE ALSO MARINE PARKS AND MARINE RESERVES.

National parks

National reserves

Marine parks and reserves

The Kenya Game parks are the places where the safaris take place and Kenya has some of the best safari parks in the world.

A safari is an integral part of the Kenya experiencethat you don’t want to miss! Each of the National parks of Kenya has it’s own best time to go, while many parks can be visited throughout the year. Tsavo, Masai Maraand Amboseli are the prominent wildlifenational parks having all the big games for Safari.

If you want to see elephants, then Amboseli or Tsavo East is the place for you. Lake Nakuru National Park is known for it’s massive herds of pink flamingos and waterbucks.

Bird watching can be done best in Samburu, Lake Nakuru or Mount Elgon National Park. Parks with many open planes, such as Tsavo East or Masai Mara, give the best opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Great for walking and trekking are Aberdare and Mount Elgon National Park, home of country’s second biggest mountain. The area around the country’s biggest mountain, Mount Kenya has a park named after it and some peaks of Mount Kenya can also be reached by regular hikers without technical climbing skills.

List of Kenya national parks

LIST OF KENYA NATIONAL PARKS

Nairobi national park

Aberdare National Park in Kenya

Amboseli National Park in Kenya

Arabuko Sosoke Forest National Park

Lake Nakuru national park

Mount Kenya national Park

Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

Mount Longonot National Park

Mwea National Reserve in Kenya

Nasolot National Reserve

Ndere Island National Park in Kenya

Bisanadi National Park

Buffalo Springs and Shaba National Reserve

Chyulu Hills National Park

Hells Gate National Park

Kakamega Forest National Reserve

Kisite Mpunguti Marine National Park

Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

Kiunga Marine National Reserve

Mount Elgon National park

Kora National Reserve

Laikipia game reserve

Marsabit National Park in Kenya

Masai Mara National Reserve

Meru National park in Kenya

Mombasa Marine National Park in Kenya

Mwingi National Reserve

Nairobi animal orphanage

Ruma National Park in Kenya

Saiwa Swamp National Park

Samburu National Reserve

Shimba hills National Reserve

Sibiloi National Park in Kenya

The Tana River National Primate Reserve

Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo West National Park

Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve

TANZANIA NATIONAL PARKS

Ruaha National Park

Mikumi National Park

Selous Game Reserve

Mkomazi National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park

Tarangire National Park

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Serengeti Wildlife Migration

Serengeti National Park

Mahare Mountain National Park

Rubondo National Park

Gombe Stream National Park

Katavi National Park

Amani Nature Reserve

Saadani National park

Uszungwa Mountain National Park

Kitulo National Park