This park located between the districts of Matale and Polonnaruwa and bordered by the ‘Mahaweli’ and ‘Amban’ rivers. It spans an impressive 36,948 hectares. Home to a huge variety of Flora and Fauna, 23 species of Mammals– including Elephants and bears, 143 Bird, 8 Amphibian, 17 Fresh Water Fish, 17 Reptile, 50 Butterfly and 150 Plant species, this park is truly Paradise for nature lovers.
The park is situated 225km away from Colombo and is the only National Park found in the Central Province.
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