Marahoue national park was established in 1968. This also touches the coast with the largest forest hence it being largely forested. The park is found in the south central of the Ivory Coast and it lies to the north of Yamoussoukro, it can be accessed through Paloa road and it covers a total land area of 1000km².
To the visitors who wish to travel to Ivory Coast for birding this is the greatest opportunity since the park harbours a variety of birds that are nice to see and hearing due to their most attractive voices that they produce as is they are on competitions. This all relieves visitors stress and hence forgetting other problems at all. Noted birds within the park includes, wood dove, hawk eagle, kingfisher, guinea fowl, francolin, roller, bee-eater, duck, nightjar, barbet, honey guide, Turaco and the woodpecker.
Animals that are residents to the park include the bongo, mongoose, panther, forest elephants, buffaloes, and some hippos. Accommodation within the park is guaranteed and the hotels around the park include, Hotel Ivorie, Ivotel Hotel all found in Abidjan.