Salonga National Park

Salonga National Park

Salonga National Park is Africa’s largest tropical rainforest reserve covering about 36,000 km2. It is located at the Congo River basin in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo). Salonga National Park is isolated and only accessible by water.

Animals in the Salonga National Park include dwarf chimpanzee, the Congo peacock, the forest elephant and the African slender-snouted or ‘false’ crocodile. Salonga National Park was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.