Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary

Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area located in the Ashanti Region north-east of Kumasi.

The sanctuary is located around 180 kilometers (112 miles) northeast of Kumasi and has a total size of roughly 560 square kilometers (216 square miles). It can be reached by the main Kumasi-Tamale Highway and is situated in Ghana’s Bono East Region’s Kintampo North Municipality.

Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of flora and wildlife, including over 400 kinds of birds, primates like the black and white colobus monkey and the olive baboon, antelopes, buffalo, and many others. The sanctuary also has a variety of ecosystems, such as savanna woodland, dry semi-deciduous forest, and moist evergreen forest.

Visitors to the Bomfobiri species Sanctuary can go on guided forest hikes to see the local species and learn about its ecosystem. With so many rare and endemic species found there, the sanctuary is also a well-liked spot for birdwatchers. The management of the sanctuary is under the control of the Ghana Wildlife Division, and it plays a significant role in Ghana’s attempts to preserve its natural heritage.

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