Karura Forest is an urban forest in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The forest was gazetted in 1932 and is managed by the Kenya Forest Service in conjunction with the Friends of Karura Forest Community Forest Association. Karura Forest is 1,041 ha 2,570 section of land comprising of three sections isolated by Limuru and Kiambu streets. The extensive center segment is ca. 710 ha 1,750 sections of land; the Sigria notable toward the west is ca. 250 ha 620 sections of land. The segment toward the east of Kiambu street has been assigned to unique national needs. As of mid-2016, 36% of the timberland contains indigenous upland woods tree species.
The timberland is home to somewhere in the range of 200 types of winged animal and additionally suni, Harveys Duiker, bushbucks, bramble pigs, genets, civets, nectar badgers, shrub babies, porcupines, Syke's monkeys, shrubbery squirrels, rabbits, organic product bats,and different reptiles and butterflies. Karura currently has more than 50 km of trails for guests to walk, run or bicycle. Because of its closeness to a developing city, there have been plans to decrease the woods for lodging and other advancement. Be that as it may, these plans have been questionable with protectionists. In the late 90's there were lodging ventures that would have extracted segments of the woods.