Type: National Park
Governing Body: Department of National Parks and Wildlife
Year Established: 2011
Area: 67.15 km2
Coordinates: 15°30′S 28°23′E
Nearest Districts: Lusaka
The lusaka national park is Zambia's newest park located to the south-east of the city of Lusaka in Zambia. It is also Zambia's smallest national park that was officially opened in 2015.
Infrastructure & Accesibility
The lusaka national park is entirely fenced and is situated South-east of Lusaka, about 15km southeast of the city central business centre, take the Leopards Hill road out of town, and after the boom, take the first road right into Chifewema Road. Take the first right again after second speed bump into a large gate; this turnoff is signposted. Then take the next left and continue till the next sign on left. Then it’s straight on till the gate.
Accommodation Types: Camping
Climate, Flora & Habitat
The park was established over an area that was previously forest reserve.
The Lusaka National park has a good variety of wildlife and as a hidden safari gem in the city, it still offers a plethora of wildlife such as sable antelope, white rhino, bushbuck, duiker, eland, hartebeest, impala, kudu, black lechwe, puku, spotted deer, waterbuck, zebra and plenty more.
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