Saiwa Swamp National Park

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Saiwa Swamp National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Saiwa Swamp National Park
Map showing the location of Saiwa Swamp National Park
Location of Saiwa Swamp National Park
LocationRift Valley Province,  Kenya
Nearest cityKitale
Coordinates1°6′N 35°7′E / 1.100°N 35.117°E / 1.100; 35.117Coordinates: 1°6′N 35°7′E / 1.100°N 35.117°E / 1.100; 35.117
Area3 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Established1974
Governing bodyKenya Wildlife Service

Saiwa Swamp National Park is located near Kitale, Rift Valley Province, Kenya. It is the smallest national park in Kenya, only 3 km², and was created as habitat for the Sitatunga, a rare aquatic antelope. There are a variety of trees at the national park.[1]

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