Lower Casamance National Park
Travel to Lower Casamance National Park – Wildlife, Forest & Mangroves
The Lower Casamance National Park is located 60 kilometres from Ziguinchor in the extreme south of the country. The park extends over some 4,920 hectares of forest and mangroves. Situated in a very rainy region, the park benefits from the luxuriance of the Guinea forest with its kapok trees, oil palms and imposing parinarias.
Lower Casamance is famous for its tropical vegetation and variety of wildlife, including the Derry Eland and Buffoon Cob antelope, as well as many species of monkeys. The park can be reached by plane or car from Dakar. The park headquarters are in Oussouye.
- The park is home to many species of monkeys.