Paara is located in the northern sector of Uganda’s largest national park Murchison falls found in the north west of the country, the word Paraa is derived from a local Acholi word to mean “Place of hippos” due to it’s being famous with large herds of hippos and various wild animals. Paraa is 86 kilometers Northwest if Masindi town, 25 kilometers from pakwach.
Buligi gaming tracks is also found around the Paraa region, the Buligi gaming track provides you with views of wildlife like; herds of buffalos, warthogs, giraffes, elephants, bush bucks, hartebeests, reed bucks and duikers among others. Paraa stretches between lake Victoria and Albert Nilethe game drives are always conducted in the mornings, afternoons, and in the evenings and usually take about three to four hours. The gaming tracks at Paraa include; Victoria track, buligi and Albert track areas,.
The Paraa area of Murchison falls is also known for being a home to many birds like the African jacana, fishing eagle, the rare shoebill and African darter among the rest.