Wilpattu National park – is found 25km north of Puttalam or 30km west of Anurdhapura. The recreation center that lies on the northwest coast traverses the fringe between North Central Province and the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. Toward the south of Wilpattu National Park is River Modergam Aru; toward the north is River Kalay Oya.
Coming to Wilpattu National Park Colombo-Puttalam A3 interstate prompts the city of Puttalama. 42 km along the A12 Puttalama-Anuradhapura expressway is an enormous signboard that peruses Willpattu National Park. 7km along the street that goes to one side at the signboard takes you to the passage of the recreation center at Hunuwilagama.
Wilpattu has announced an untamed life asylum in the year 1905. On 25th February 1938, the asylum was raised to the status of National Wildlife Park. On seventh November 1947, the northern territory of Wilpattu was pronounced as Wilpattu North Sanctuary.
Wilpattu National Park, the biggest natural life haven in Sri Lanka lengths a region of no under 131,693 hectares with height running between the ocean level and 152 meters.