Kora National Park:
Kora National Park was gazetted in 1973 as a reserve and as a park in 1990.
It covers a little over 1,700 square kilometres.
This triangle of dense woodland and scrub has as its northern boundary 65 kilometres of the Tana River, which rises in the highlands of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya to flow 700 kilometres to the Indian Ocean.
The western boundary follows a straight line from the Tana River to Mwingi National Reserve. The eastern boundary runs along Mwitamyisi River.
The park has several rocky inselbergs, the highest of which are Mansumbi at 488 metres, Kumbulanwa at 450 metres and Kora Rock at 442 metres where the legendary Bwana Simba aka George Adamson of the Born Free fame had his camp.
The park has several seasonal rivers.
Coast region, Tana District and covers 1,787 km2.
Roads: Kora is 280 kilometres to the northeast of Nairobi. Access is via Thika to Mwingi then northeast through Kyuso village.
The Adamson’s bridge across the Tana River joins the park with Meru National Park. The park has a road network.
Airstrips: There is an airstrip that is used for reserve's administration. With another airstrip about 10 kilometres away on the eastern side.