Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction.
of the Udawalawe reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. With herds of elephants, wild buffalo, sambar deer and leopards, Uda Walawe National Park is the Sri Lankan national park that best rivals the savannah reserves of Africa. In fact, for elephant-watching, Uda Walawe often surpasses many of the most famous East African national parks The Udawalawe Dam is a large irrigation dam in Udawalawe, in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka Udawalawe Reservoir is next to Gonawiddagala and also located in Uva, Sri Lanka.