Horton Plains National Park

Horton Plains National Park is in central . It is a forested highland plateau area with the most extensive area of cloud forest in Sri Lanka. Horton Plains is one of a group of three highland parks listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as Central Highlands of Sri Lanka; the others are the Knuckles Mountain Range and the Peak Wilderness Protected Area.

Landmarks in the Area

Baker's Falls is a famous waterfall in . It is situated in on a tributary of the Belihul Oya. is situated 1½ km south of Horton Plains National Park. Photo: Topchylo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kirigalpotta is the 2nd tallest mountain in at 2,388 m above mean sea level, and is also the highest mountain in the country whose summit is accessible to the general public. is situated 2½ km west of Horton Plains National Park. Photo: Rehman, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Thotupola Kanda, also sometimes referred as the Thotupola Peak or Thotupola Mountain, is the third highest mountain in situated in district 2,357 m above mean sea level. is situated 4½ km northeast of Horton Plains National Park. Photo: Buddhika.jm, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Ohiya is a rural village located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. is situated 6 km east of Horton Plains National Park. Photo: Kapidis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Belihuloya is a village in the Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province of . is situated 10 km south of Horton Plains National Park.

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