The only public campsite inside mount Longonot national park, with facilities such as tables, toilets, bathrooms, picnic benches and separate sheds for cooking and dining.
Like most public campsites, campers have to bring their own food and supplies.
It is named after the Masai word for the mountain — Oloonong'ot, meaning 'mountain of
What to do thereCamping before or after the hike to the crater rim of the mountain, or just for a night in the wild.
Or go hiking, picnics, bird watching, game viewing etc.
Best time to visitThe dry seasons of July to December every year.
Location of Oloongonot campsiteThe campsite sits within walking distance of the park's HQ and main gate, on the northern slopes of the mountain.
It also is a few minutes from the Nairobi - Nakuru highway, by vehicle.
How to get thereBy vehicle, or long distance hiking from the highway, where there are passenger buses.
You may have to pass through Naivasha if coming by air, which is a lot further north.
There also is a railway nearby, for the SGR train.