Is one of the oldest and largest park in Kenya. Situated in arid and semi arid area previously known as taru desert.
The park is divided into east and west by Road and railway line.
Most of them consists of semi arid grassland and Savannah.
Its considered one of the world’s biodiversity area and it’s well known globally due to vast amount of diverse wildlife
that can be seen including the Big five consisting of Lion,Black,Rhinos,Cape Buffalo,Elephant and Leopard.
It’s a bit larger and generally flat with dry plains across which the Galana river flows.
It’s famed as red elephant due to the soil which is red that elephants wallow in.