Nyanga National Park
The Horn contains such diverse areas as the highlands of the Ethiopian Plateau , the Ogaden desert, and the Eritrean and Somalian coasts and is home to the Amhara , Tigray , Oromo , and Somali peoples, among others. Islam and Christianity are of ancient standing here, and the people speak Afro-Asiatic languages related to those of North Africa and the Middle East. This area also includes the main recreational facilities, such as the five dams stocked for fly-fishing and the pony trails office. Fauna[ edit ] Historically the park has been a habitat for the endangered Cape wild dog Lycaon pictus ; and in there were several sightings of wild dogs in the park.
Gonarezhou National Park
This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. March Learn how and when to remove this template message The Gonarezhou National Park was first established as a protected area in as a Game Reserve, eventually being proclaimed a National Park in The park has had a turbulent history and was closed to the public during the Rhodesian War and again during much of the Mozambique civil war but was re-opened in Between andthe Gonarezhou National Park was wholly managed by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, however the economic challenges in Zimbabwe up to meant that there was little reinvestment in infrastructure and protection of the Park.
This model lasted up until and focused on investing in infrastructure and the Nyanga National Park of the Park’s resources. This co-management model, overseen by a board of trustees represented equally by both partners, was created to establish a platform to enhance investment into the long-term sustainability of the Park – a key feature of which being the retention of tourism funds at a Park level for direct reinvestment into the Gonarezhou. Features[ edit ] The Gonarezhou National Park is one of the iconic wilderness areas of Africa, with relatively Nyanga National Park tourists but boasting an amazing diversity of landscapes, features, and growing wildlife populations.
Other key features in the north of the Park are the two large natural pans, Tembwahata and Machanu, formed at the junction of the Save River and Runde River. In the central and southern areas of the Park are the Naymtongwe Plateau, a remnant of the Chilojo Cliffs, the Ntambambomvu Red Hills, densely wooded hill slopes standing above the Malvernia sand beds and the Mwenezi River Valley, and the Samalema Gorge, where the Mwenezi River carves through solid igneous rock-forming a braided river gorge.
Fauna[ edit ] Historically the park has been a habitat for the endangered Cape wild dog Lycaon pictus ; and in there were several sightings Nyanga National Park wild dogs in the park. It is thought that the cross-border link to national parks in Mozambique would be the best opportunity to restore or preserve the viability of this species in adjacent national parks  in South Africa and Mozambique.
Other mammals that inhabit the park are elephantgiraffehippopotamusCape buffalozebrawildebeestblack and white rhinoceroslionleopardGlacier National Park To Great Falls Mtand hyena.
Fishing is restricted to certain times of year. The main road to Nyanga town passes through the park shortly after Juliasdale. The Inyangani river frog is an endangered amphibian found in rocky, fast-flowing streams in the montane grassland. It is dominated by Syzygium  Woodlands of dwarf msasa have developed on some westward-facing slopes.