The Marsabit National Park is a national park in the province of Eastern in Kenya. The National Park is located on Mount Marsabit, near the town of Marsabit. The park has three crater lakes to ensure the water supply of the whole region.


The park is located on and around Mount Marsabit to 400 to 1700 m above sea level. It is surrounded by deserts and semi-deserts. Depending on the altitude of the annual precipitation is 300 to 1000 mm. In the valley there is bushland, further up the mountain, the landscape becomes the grasslands, overgrown with acacia and olive trees. In the mountain forests are some marshes and freshwater lakes, including the Paradiessee, a water-filled crater of volcanic origin.


In Marsabit National Park is home to, among others, giraffe gazelle, reticulated giraffe, greater kudu, bushbuck, Grevy's zebras, Kirk- dik, caracals, bat-eared foxes, lions, leopards, cheetahs and hyenas. The African elephants are here rather shy, their population seems assured. 1973 we went from 300 animals from 1977 and 1987 were 900 accepted there were 529 Marsabit was home to the famous elephant Ahmed, who was placed under individual protection due to its special tusks of Kenya's president. In addition, there are about 400 species of birds located, for example, the weaver, Heuglintrappen, racing birds, Purple Heron, White-bellied Go - away-bird and Seidenturakos.