Black River Gorges

39872 WDPA ID
65.74 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Mauritius


  • Original Name Black River Gorges
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1994
  • Sublocation MU-BL
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority National Parks and Conservation Service
  • Management Plan Existing
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2009


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Mauritius Updated: 2014 National Parks and Conservation Service, Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Black River Gorges from the World Database on Protected Areas, May 2024. Available at: