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Mount Longonot National Park
Mt Longonot
Mt Longonot
The name Longonot is derived from the Maasai word Oloonong'ot meaning mountains of many spurs or steep ridges. Longonot park covers 52 km2 most of it being occupied by Mt Longonot a young volcano rising to 2,776 meters above sea level. The sides of the mountain have beautiful V shaped valleys and ridges. The stony soils have little vegetation but the crater has an impenetrable forest.

Major attractions at Mt Longonot National Park include extinct volcano and crater forest, scenic landscape, Views of Lake Naivasha and the Great Rift Valley.