Western Tanzania's 13-kilometer-long Gombe National Park borders Lake Tanganyika. The park covers 56 square kilometres, including a 100-meter coastline strip. It became a nature reserve in 1943 and a national park in 1968. Its altitudes are 773–1,500 metres (Mitumba).
Lake Mburo is the best place in the country to see the gigantic eland antelope, as well as zebra, topi, impala, and several acacia-associated birds.
Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's biggest park. It is situated in the Albertine Rift Valley in the country's northwest. Murchison Falls, a cascade on the Nile River that passes through the park, inspired the park's name.
Nyerere National Park, at 30,893 square kilometres is the biggest national park in Africa it is located in Tanzania and was named after the country's first president. The park is home to the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa, and it is also a haven for African wild dogs.
Selous is Africa's biggest wildlife reserve, a little out of the way from the more well-trodden safari circuits, but it is well worth the effort for the opportunity to see wildlife in a nearly untouched environment.