Eburu Forest

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Eburru forest is one of the 22 gazetted forest blocks that consists of the vast 420,000 hectare Mau Forest Complex, within Kenya’s Rift Valley.It is the easternmost conservatory of the Mau range and forms part of the Rift Valley conservation and ecology ecosystem stretching from Nakuru, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Elementeita, the Soysambu Conservancy, Lake Naivasha, to Longonot and Hells Gate National Parks.  Eburru forest overlooks Lake Naivasha to the south east, Lake Elementaita to the North and Lake Nakuru to the North West.

The Eburru forest area is 87 sq km of prime indigenous forest  located within the folds of a geologically active volcanic mountain. The mountain’s highest peak Ol Doinyo Eburu stands 2,820 metres above sea level. The forest forms part of the catchment for Lakes Naivasha and Elementaita, with several ground springs, and is the source of Ndabibi River and other small streams