Wasgamuwa National Park is a natural park in Sri Lanka situated in the Matale and Polonnaruwa Districts . It was declared to protect and to make a refuge for the displaced wild animals during the Mahaweli development project in 1984 and is one of the four National Parks designated under the Project. If someone plan to go to Wasgamuwa via ‘Naturee Riverstone River cottage’, the best route is followed.

“Naturee Riverstone River cottage> Pallegama>Hettipola>Wasgamuwa. It’s about 40Km away from cottage.

Wasgamuwa National Park is inhabited by a herd of over 150 elephants, ensuring that you not only spot this amazing creature but spend the whole day in their presence. Both of Sri lanka’s endemic species of monkeys are found at the park, the Purple-faced Lemur and Toque Macaque. Water buffalo and Sri Lankan Deer are commonly seen, and lucky visitors may spot a rare leopard or Sloth Bear hiding amongst the trees.

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Riverstone Mountain

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