Karura Forest is an urban forest located north of central Nairobi that is managed by the Kenya Forest Service. It has an area of 1 063.0 ha, making it largest of three main gazetted forest in Nairobi.
The area north of central Nairobi forms a drainage basin and was once heavily forested, but exists today only as patches like Karura Forest and City Park.
Mau Mau caves
An old church
The Karura Forest Product Research Centre
Learning about nature
Monday – Saturday
8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 1:00pm
Public Holidays Closed
KFS Headquarters in Karura,
Off Kiambu Road, Opposite CID headquarters
P.O Box 30513-00100,
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