Nature and Wildlife

Pickett Hill
Pickett Hill, situated in the Peninsula near Waterloo, Western Area in Sierra Leone is a 855m (2,805ft) mountain rising above sea level and the highest peak in Freetown
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Falls around Tacugama
Apart from the sanctuary - Eco-lodges, hikes through the rain-forest, a community outreach program, bird spotting, yoga retreats and live Afro Jazz nights are just some of the activities Tacugama is involved with.
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Yawri Bay has rich tidal mudflats and mangroves, which are home to tens of thousands of birds for a third of the year. It supports a major local fishing industry. Location of Yawri Bay Found on the southwestern coast of Sierra Leone, this bay is about 60km southeast of Freetown. It is bounded by the...
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The forest reserve at Kangari Hills is home to an important forest wildlife community, including forest and savanna dependent birds, chimpanzees and elephants. Location of Kangari Hills Forest Reserve This reserve is located in the Kunike and Bonkolenken Chiefdoms in the Tonkolili District, Northern Province and the Valunia Chiefdom in the Bo District, Southern Province....
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The Kambui Hills Forest reserve, which is found in the southeast of the country, is classified as a production forest reserve for the supply of timber to local and international markets. The reserve is situated on the north and south of Kenema town. Location of Kambui Hills Forest Reserve The Kambui Hills Forest Reserve is...
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The Tingi Hills is the easternmost outlying forest in Sierra Leone. It has the second highest peak in Sierra Leone, the Sankan Birriwa. The scenic undulating nature of the topography and the rich game and plant diversity are attractive to visitors and scientists. Location of Tingi Hills Forest Reserve Tingi Hills Forest Reserve is located...
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This site is important for its variety of vegetation types and is one of the few areas in Sierra Leone holding the threatened Dwarf Crocodile. The site is important for the economy and culture of the local people and is the first site to be managed as Wildlife Sanctuary in Sierra Leone. It holds 252...
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This reserve is probably the westernmost remnant of West African rain forest. Its fauna and flora are rich and are more affected by seasonal changes than those of the lowland forests in the east. Its situation close to Freetown presents particular threats, but also great opportunities for education and ecotourism. Location of Western Area Peninsula...
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Outamba-Kilimi is the only extensive area of savanna woodland and grass savanna, which has any protection in Sierra Leone. Its primate population, especially the chimpanzee population, is exceptional, and it has considerable potential for education and ecotourism development. Location of Outamba-Kilimi National Park Outamba-Kilimi National Park (OKNP) is found in the extreme north, about 296...
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This site is situated in a remote area in the mountainous northeast of the country. It is a symbol of traditional belief and place of cultural ceremonies of the local people. Location Lake Sonfon is found in the Diang Chiefdom, Koinadugu District, Northern Province, about 350 km north-east of Freetown. Lake Sonfon is a mountainous...
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