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Hells Gate National Park

Hell's Gate National Park provides an ideal venue for a truly panoramic picnic spot or an evocative camping stop over, cleft deep into the floor of the Rift valley this park provides endless biodiversity and spectacular scenery including the Fisher's Tower, Central Tower and Njorowa gorges. The geothermal field is one of the hottest sources of natural stream in the world with an underground water temperature of 304 degrees.

It's a breeding ground for eagles and vultures and also 103 species of birds have been recorded. It is an important home of the lammergeyer.

SIZE / LOCATION

- 68 Km2.
- Naivasha, Rift Valley Province

ACCESS

By Road: This park is accessible via tarmac road from Nairobi (90kms) via Naivasha Town on the Lake Road South at a junction 5km south of Naivasha.

By Air: Naivasha air strip

CLIMATE

- Temperature ranges from 20-300 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm
- Two rain seasons: Long rains – March & April & short rains – Nov/ Dece

WILDLIFE

Buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle and giraffe, babooms, serval cat and klipspringer antelopes Prolific birdlife features 103 species including lammergeyer.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

:: Game viewing
:: The Mervyn Carnelley Raptor Hide
:: Raptor nesting in cliffs
:: Fischer’s Tower
:: Spectecular Gorge walk
:: Tourist circuits, nature trails and picnic sites
:: Hot springs
:: Scenic landscape
:: The Olkaria Geothermal Station
:: Maasai culture.

ACTIVITY OPTIONS

:: Hiking
:: Camping
:: Rock climbing
:: Biking
:: Bird watching
:: Wildlife viewing
:: Photography

Kenya Parks and Reserves

1. Mount Kenya National Park 2. Aberdare National Park 3. Lake Bogoria National Reserve
4. Lake Baringo Reserve 5. Hell's Gate National Park 6. Laikipia Conservancies
7. Samburu National Reserve 8. Shaba National Reserve 9. Meru National Park
10. Tsavo East National Park 11. Chyulu National Park 12. Lake Nakuru National Park
13. Shimba Hills National Park 14. Tsavo West National Park 15. Amboseli National Park
16. Maasai Mara National Reserve