Bui National Park
Bui National Park - There are Elephant, roan antelope, hartebeest, water duck, kob, bush buck, duiker, olive baboon and other monkeys are residents alongside reptiles and a large number of birds.
Renowned for its hippopotami, Bui National Park covers 1,821 sq. km of hilly woodlands and valleys within the catchment area of the Black Volta River where it turns left from the Ivorian border.
In 1971, the gorge below the Park was earmarked for the construction of a hydroelectric dam, which is expected to flood eight per cent of the Park to be followed by the development of visitor facilities.
See below location map of Bui National Park (Brong-Ahafo and Ashanti region of Ghana).
The Bui National Park is found within the Ashanti region of Ghana, and the Brong-Ahafo region, bordering to the West Ivory Coast. This site is 1821 km². The reserve is notable for its Hippopotamus population in the Black Volta. The endangered black and white colobus monkey and a variety of antelopes and birds are also present.
The park also boasts of wonderful and unique bird species which adds some flavor to the natural haven.
See also National Parks of Ghana info page.