River Gambia

2288 WDPA ID
12.79 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Gambia


  • Original Name River Gambia National Park
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1976
  • Sublocation GM-M
  • Governance Type Joint governance
  • Management Authority Deparment of Parks Wildlife Management/Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project/Community
  • Management Plan Yes
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • RAPPAM 2009


Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of The Gambia Updated: 2020 Department of Parks and Wildlife Management and National Environment Agency, Banjul, The Gambia

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for River Gambia from the World Database of Protected Areas, June 2021. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net