Bungalow Reservation

Strict Natural Reserves

An area of land & deemed to be dedicated to species of animals & plants to thrive on with the least disturbance for the purposes of ensuring the survival of threatened species in their natural habitat facilitating appropriate scientific research & declared as a Strict Natural Reserve. Strict Natural Reserves protected as pure natural system. Therefore human activities are not allowed in the strict Nature Reserves. But research activities could be carried out under direct supervision of DWC.

 

Strict Nature Reserves
Declaration
Extent (ha)
1. Hakgala
 1938.02.25 1142.00
2. Yala
 1938.03.01  28905.00
3. Ritigala
 1941.11.07  1528.00

Elephant Corridor

 

 

Elephant Corridor
Declaration
Extent (ha)
1. Kaudulla - Minneriya
 2004.06.01 8777.00

National Parks

National parks are allowed for public to see & study wildlife. There are 22 National Parks declared in Sri Lanka. Introduce rules & regulations in order to ensure the maximum protection of wildlife & habitats within National parks.

 

National Parks
Date of Declaration
Extent (ha)
1938.02.25
97880.7
1938.02.25
131667.1
1954.02.12
25900
1970.01.20
18148.5
1972.06.30
30821.0
1980.10.31
1554
1983.11.09
58849.6
1984.08.07
37062.9
1984.08.07
17350
10. Somawathiya
1986.09.02
37645.5
1988.03.16
3159.8
12. Bundala
1993.01.04
6216
1995.12.08
23498.8
1997.08.12
8889.4
2002.04.01
6900
2002.10.08
101.6
2003.06.04
471.429
2004.07.28
13.362
2006.05.18
29.24
20. Horrowpatana
2011.12.06
2570
21. Ussangoda
2010.05.06
349.077
22. Angammadilla
2006.06.06
7529.10
23. Madu Road
2015.06.22
16367.36
24. Chundikulam
2015.06.22
19565.33
25. Adam's Bridge
2015.06.22
18990.00
26. Delf
2015.06.22
1846.28

Map of Protected Areas in Sri Lanka

Nature Reserves

Nature Reserves are not allowed for public to see & study wildlife. However scientific studies are encouraged under the supervision of DWLC. The Major difference in this category compared to PAs and SNRs is, in Nature Reserves traditional human activities are allowed to continue. Protected Area system of Sri Lanka comprises of Nature Reserves.

 

Nature Reserves
Declaration
Extent (ha)
1. Triconamadu
 1986.10.24  25019.00
2. Riverine
 1991.07.31  824.00
3. Minneriya-Giritale
   
Block 1
 1988.02.12  7529.10
Block 2
 1993.06.25  1924.00
Block 3
 1995.07.07  4745.00
Block 4
 1997.09.01  8336.00
4. Wetahirakanda
 2002.06.07  3229.00
5. Peak Wilderness
 2007.09.21  12979.00
6. Nagar kovil
 2016.03.01  7882.00
7. Vedithalathivu
 2016.03.01  29180.00

 

Santuaries

Allow to human activities, while protect the habitats. Sanctuaries ensure the protection of wildlife which is outside to state land. Therefore sanctuaries may include private lands also.It is not necessary to obtain a permit for enter into sanctuary.

 

Santuaries
Date of Declaration
Extent(ha)
1. Willpattu noth
25.02.1938
632.00
2. telwatte
25.02.1938
1424.50
3. Weerawila-Tissa
27.05.1938
4164.20
4. Katagamuwa
27.05.1938
1003.60
5. Polonnaruwa
27.05.1938
1521.60
6. Galwaysland
27.05.1938
56.60
7. Tangamalai
27.05.1938
131.50
8. Mihintale
27.05.1938
999.60
9. Kataragama
27.05.1938
837.70
10. Anuradhapura
27.05.1938
3500.50
11. Udawattekale
29.07.1938
1041.20
12. Rock Islets -Ambalangoda
25.10.1940
1.20
25.10.1940
22379.10
14. Kegalle-Kurulu Kale
14.03.1941
113.30
15. Welhilla katagilla
18.02.1949
134.30
16. Kokilai
18.05.1951
1995.00
17. Senanayeka samudraya
12.02.1954
9324.00
18. Galoya -North Eastern
12.02.1954
12432.00
19. Galoya -South East
12.02.1954
15281.00
20. Yodha wewe
24.09.1954
4330.10
21. Vaunikulam
21.06.1963
4856.20
22. Sagamam
21.06.1963
616.40
23. Padawiya wewa
21.06.1963
6475.00
24. Trincomali Novel base
21.06.1963
18130.00
25. Lokusobara Island
21.06.1963
64.70
26. Kudasobara Island
21.06.1963
6.50
27. Kimbulwana oya
21.06.1963
492.10
28. Mahakandarawa Wewa
09.12.1966
519.33
29. Seruwila Allei
09.10.1970
15540.00
30. Ma embulkanda-Nittabuwa
31.10.1972
23.50
31. Honduwa Island
19.11.1973
8.50
32. Buddangala
01.11.1974
1841.30
33. Rawana ella
18.05.1979
1932.00
34. Madin Duwa
06.06.1980
0.80
35. Kalamatiya
28.06.1984
2525.20
36. Sri jayawardenapura
09.01.1985
449.20
37. Victoriya randenigala Rantebe
30.01.1987
42087.30
38. Paraputuwa Meheni
17.08.1988
189.60
39. Kahala-pallekale
01.07.1989
21690.00
40. Sigiriya
26.01.1990
5099.00
41. Bellanvila attidiya
25.07.1990
372.00
42. Welipara
03.04.1992
30669.90
43. Nimalawa
18.02.1993
1065.80
44. Madunagala
30.06.1993
995.20
45. Muthiraja wela I
31.10.1996
1028.60
46. Muthuraja wela II
31.10.1996
256.80
47. Anawilundawa
11.06.1997
1397.00
48. Elahara- Giritale
13.01.2000
14035.20
49. Dahaiyagala
07.06.2002
2685.07
50. Tabbowa
19.07.2002
2193.31
51. Rumassala
03.01.2003
170.70
52. Kirala kale
08.09.2003
310.00
53. Elluwila yaya
11.09.2003
186.00
54. Kiramaoya
06.10.2004
5.00
55. Kudumbigala-Panama
20.02.2006
6534.00
56. Godawaya
25.05.2006
232.00
57. Rekawa
25.05.2006
271.00
58. Wilmanna
30.06.2006
3340.00
59. Maduganga
17.07.2006
2300.00
60. Madampawila
21.09.2007
1217.75
61. Vankellei
08.09.2008
4839.00

 

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