Bijilo Forest Park & Nature Trail (Monkey Park) is in the Gambia's coastal zone, next to the beach. It covers 126 acres. It was gazetted in 1952 and opened to the public in 1991. There are 133 bird species, plus primates, invertibrates, rhun palms and other trees. It is a small nature reserve near the Senegambia area which receives about 23,000 visitors a year.