Access from Nairobi (348 kms) is via Nyeri-Nanyuki-Meru or via Embu all weather roads. Access into the park from Maua to Murera Gate (35 km) and 348 km from Nairobi..
The other access is via Embu to Ura Gate (120 km), 290 km from Nairobi- inaccessible at the moment
Main airstrip at Kina, Mulika next to Meru Mulika Lodge and Elsa's Kopje airstrip
The Main Gate
SIZE / LOCATION
East-north-east of Mount Kenya in Meru District of Eastern Province
Parks are part of Semi-arid zone and have irregular rainfalls. Wet seasons are April- June and November- December. Rainfall is 635-762mm in the west and 305-356mm in the east
At present the park does not operate on Safaricard system. Entry is by cash only (KSH or US$).
Former home of Joy and George Adamson and Elsa the lioness
Views of Mt Kenya
Rivers and riverine habitats
Grevy's Zebra, Elephants, Eland, Bush Pig, Waterbuck, Cheetah, Leopard, Reticulated Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Bohor Reedbuck, Hartebeest, Python, Puff Udder, Cobra, Buffalo, more than 300 recorded species of birds
More than 300 recorded species
Mainly thorny bush land in the North, wooded grasslands in the West and open grassland elsewhere. The park also offer dense riverine forests of Doum and Raffia palm