Murchison Falls National Park is a national park in Uganda managed by Ugandan Wildlife Authority.
The park lies in north western Uganda, spreading inland from the shore of Lake
Albert around the Victoria Nile. It is named for the Murchison Falls waterfall,
itself named for a president of the Royal Geographical Society. The park is
known for its wildlife which has partly recovered from a massacre by poachers
and troops under Idi Amin. Together with the adjacent 748 square kilometers
(289 sq mi) Bugungu Wildlife Reserve and the 720 square kilometers