Digya National Park contains the oldest protected area in Ghana and is Ghana’s second largest national park. The park was created in 1900 and given national park status in 1971. Located in a transitional area between savanna and forest, the park is bordered on the north, south, and east by Lake Volta. This is the only wildlife territory in Ghana to border Lake Volta. Digya is a must-see location for nature lovers, as it hosts a wide variety of wildlife, including some lesser-studied species of elephants, at least five primate species, as well as 236 species of birds. This is the only wildlife territory in Ghana to border Lake Volta.