The park is 370 square kilometers and not so far from the capital city of Kampala. Lake Mburo National Park is blessed with a very beautiful scenery and hosts up to 350 species of birds. It is a home to a variety of hyenas, zebras, leopards, hippos, impalas and other animals.
In addition, underneath the surface of the park are ancient Precambrian metamorphic rocks that are over 500 million years old. Together with 13 other nearby lakes, Lake Mburo ist part of a 50 km wetland system wich also includes much woodland.