Discover Gbarpolu County
Gbarpolu County, home to several gold and diamond mines consists mostly of forest. The Gola National Forest, situated in north-west Liberia is one of the largest remaining intact areas of seasonal dense moist evergreen and semi-deciduous forest in the whole region. The upgrade of the Gola forest from National Forest to National Park in 2014 significantly increased its level of protection. Once the Gola National Park was established, the area linked to the Gola Rainforest National Park in Sierra Leone.