Angamedilla National Park is located about half an hour from Polonnaruwa, a historic town bordering the Angamedilla Canal in the south. Compared to the long list of protected areas in Sri Lanka. Angamedilla National Park, a seasonal collection, is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. The park was originally named to protect the catchment areas of the Parakrama Sea and the Minneriya and Giritale Irrigation.
protects the water sources of the White Hill in Minneriya and Giritale, as well as the habitats and wildlife of the adjoining forests. It is located in the Polonnaruwa District.
During the dry season, the garden is very dry. During the rainy season, the mountains receive more rainfall than the plains. Due to the humid and dry climate in the park, the vegetation is a mixture of wet zone and dry zone vegetation. There is also a stone wall of the canal known as the Royal Wall by the villagers.
Angamedilla National Park, home to several Sri Lankan elephants, is part of the country's famous Elephant Corridor along with the Minneriya Kaudulla and Wasgamuwa National Parks.
Wildlife in Angamedilla includes wild boar, deer, purple-faced green monkeys and buffalo. The serene atmosphere brings joy to the camping camp. A spacious bungalow managed by the Department of Wildlife Conservation can accommodate up to ten visitors. Angamedilla Stone Anicut Garden, a stone plateau built during the reign of King Parakramabahu I in the 12th century, is a special attraction of the park.
Angamedilla National Park in Polonnaruwa is one of the new national parks in Sri Lanka. The area was designated a National Park on June 6, 2006. Originally Angamedilla was a reserve in the Minneriya-Giritale Sanctuary declared on 12 February 1988.
Best time to visit :
May to September