Gola Rainforest National Park

Sierra Leone’s Green Diamond

The vision of Gola Rainforest National Park is to act as a catalyst for peace, prosperity and national pride in Sierra Leone, ensuring that its globally important habitats, biodiversity, environmental services and wider landscape are conserved and that neighbouring communities are active environmental stewards of the natural resource base that underpins and enhances their livelihoods.

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The Gola Rainforest is home to a diverse population of species, including rare and endangered animals such as the pygmy hippo.


Gola REDD Project

Gola Rainforest National Park is set to be Sierra Leone's first REDD project, selling carbon credits on the voluntary market.


Visiting Gola

There are many options for tourists at Gola including camping, trekking, bird watching, overnight at a lodge and more.