Hell's Gate National Park covers an area of 68.25 km2 and is situated in the environs of Lake Naivasha about 90 km from Nairobi. The park is situated 14 km after the turnoff from the old Nairobi-Naivasha highway. It is characterised by diverse topography and geological scenery. It is an important home of the lammergeyer.
Hell's Gate or Njorowa Gorge is situated in Nakuru District, Rift Valley Province, covering an Area of 68 km2.
Warm and dry.
How to Get There
The park is accessible via tarmac road from Nairobi. (90 kms) via Naivasha Town on the Lake Road South at a Junction 5 km south of Naivasha.
Except for the Western side, Hell's Gate National Park has an adequate network of primary roads and viewing circuits.
Hell's Gate has two gates that are used by visitors i.e. the main Elsa Gate and the Olkaria Gate. The latter also serves the Olkaria Geothermal Station which is located inside the National Park.
Game viewing, Raptor nesting in cliffs, Spectacular gorge walk, hot springs, scenic landscape, the Geothermal Station, Masai culture.
Oldubai Campsite, Naiburuta, Endacha.
Trails: Gorge, Fisher's Tower, Obsidian Cave.
Hiking, camping, rock climbing, biking, bird watching and wildlife viewing.