Abuko Nature Reserve is a protected area located in The Gambia, West Africa. It is situated about 16 kilometers (10 miles) from the capital city of Banjul and covers an area of about 250 hectares (618 acres). The reserve is primarily a forest reserve and is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including monkeys, crocodiles, lizards, snakes, and over 250 species of birds. Abuko is also known for its diverse array of plant species, including baobab trees and various medicinal plants. The reserve also has a visitors center and a number of walking trails for visitors to explore. It is one of the most visited tourist site in The Gambia as it offers a great opportunity to see nature and wildlife in an easily accessible location, it also plays an important role in preserving and protecting the natural heritage of The Gambia.