Located in North central Province of Sri Lanka, The park is home to Sri Lankan favourites wild life of Sambar deer, Leopards, Elephants and much more, The area was designated as a national park on 12 August 1997, having been originally declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1938, The park is incredible place observe the Elephants who come to bath and glaze on the grasses as well as the huge birds that come to fish in the shallow water