Bui National Park

This park which is close to the Cote d’Ivoire border protects an area of 1,821km2 on either side of the Black Volta.

It is well known for its hippos (the largest in Ghana) mostly seen in the dry season, and big antelopes such as the roan and hartebeest. Three crocodile species occur in the river At the Bui gorge, south of the park is the site for the hydroelectric dam is to be built. Tourist facilities here are basic, even though recently renovated but the park is very ideal for backpackers. The most popular activity here is the trip up the river with local fishermen

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