Digya National Park
The 3,743 sq km Digya National Park is the second-largest national park and the oldest protected area in Ghana. it was created in 1900 as Ghana’s first protected area and given national park status in 1971. Digya Park is the only wildlife territory in Ghana to border Lake Volta, where manatees and clawless otters can be found. The park is also home to at least six varieties of primate and over 230 bird species and has the second-largest elephant ‘ ‘ population in Ghana.
How to get to Digya National Park
The park has a north access from Atebubu. Visitors have to go through Kwame Danso in the in the Brong Ahafo Region and through Donkorkrom in the Eastern Region. The Regional Wildlife Office is located at Atebubu where you can also find some good places to stay. Visitors to the Atebubu and Donkorkrom areas may also visit the local markets nearby.