The Akagera National Park in Rwanda was established as a National Park in 1934. To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the National Park, all Nationals of Rwanda have been granted free access to the park for the period of three days. Free access to Akagera National Park includes entry fees and vehicle entry fees only; it does not in include access to accommodation facilities, transport to, or within, the park and other tourist activities.
Akagera National Park is located in the north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania. It is named after the Akagera River that flows along its eastern boundary. The 1,200km² Park is managed by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in partnership with the African Parks Network.