Aberdare National Park, is a protected area in the Aberdare Mountain Ranges, the central part of Kenya east of the Great African Rift Valley. Aberdare National Park was established in 1950 and it covers an area of 766 square Kilometers which forms part of the Aberdare Mountain Ranges. The park contains a variety of landscapes, from mountain peaks that rise up to 4000 meters above sea level to deep valleys which are intersected by rivers, streams and waterfalls. Moorland, bamboo and rainforest are found in the lower altitudes.
Aberdare National Park provides a habitat for a diversity of different wildlife including elephants, black rhinos favourable browsers in the deep forests, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, warthogs, bushbucks, buffaloes and among many other wildlife. At the park, visitors/tourists can get to enjoy birdwatching recently recorded over 250 species including goshawks, plovers, Jackson’s Francolin, sparrow hawks, etc, fish trout, camping in the moorlands, nature guides walks, extensive game drives and among other activities.