31330 WDPA ID
296.5 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Gambia


  • Original Name Baobolong Wetland Park
  • English Designation Wetland Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category VI
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1996
  • Sublocation GM-N
  • Governance Type Joint governance
  • Management Authority Park Management Committee
  • Management Plan Yes
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • Birdlife IBA 2001
  • 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 Baobolong from the World Database of Protected Areas, June 2021. Available at: