Largerst national park in sri lanka located in Anuradapura district and published as reserve in 25th February, 1958. Quantity of the whole area is 130000 hectares. Vilpaththuwa means lot of lakes, it means the forest have lot of lakes. More than 25 natural lakes are located in the forest. Some lakes always have water even period of drought. Forest contains various eco systems, some area in the forest is have Hugh trees and other site of the forests contains with shrubbery. Lot of elephants, elks, tigers, bares and dears. Currently anyone can visit and explore this place without any risk, because these areas now controlled by government.