Kakamega National Forest Reserve

Kakamega National Forest Reserve 1

Often referred to as the ‘Canopy of Natural Beauty, Kakamega National Forest Reserve is Kenya’s only equatorial forest and the largest in East Africa.  With large tracks of indigenous trees and rich ground foliage, the reserve is home to over 360 bird species, 400 species of butterflies, over 380 species of plants and various mammals including bush pigs, giant forest hedgehogs, colobus monkeys, Debrazzar monkeys, and pottos. The reserve can be best accessed by road from Kakamega town. Hiking and rock climbing can also be enjoyed here in the serenity of the forest.


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