Hiking the reserve’s many trails lets you get up close and personal with the Lake Bosomtwe Biosphere Reserve. Whether you are looking for a short hike on the or desire to make a longer trek into the fringed communities around the lake, there are options available for visitors.
The Bosomtwe Range Forest Reserve section of the CREMA could serve as an area for enjoying the cool of the forest with a guide. Although forest animals are difficult to see (because of the closed canopy) visitors may hear calls from many species, especially monkeys and birds which may sometimes be seen jumping from tree to tree.
When hiking, know your own limits and do not push yourself. Always carry the right equipment and know how to use it.
Below are a few things you should know before hiking at the Lake Bosomtwe Biosphere Reserve:
- Always let somebody know your planned route and schedule before heading out on the trail.
- Check the weather forecast and current conditions before your begin your trip.
- Travel with a friend if possible. Hiking with a partner increases your chances of survival in an emergency situation.
- Always carry a map and a compass, and know how to use them.
- Do not leave marked trails.
- Don’t be left out in the dark. Carry a flashlight, even if you are only planning for a day hike.
- Carry plenty of water.
- Proper clothing is essential. Dress in layers that can be easily removed depending on conditions, and carry a rain jacket, even if the forecast is calling for sun.