History of HUNKI OX-BOW LAKE
HUNKI OX-BOW LAKE.
About Hunki Ox-Bow Lake
Hunki Lake is located 30km away from Awe town and about 130km from Lafia, the State Capital. The lake is like an Ox-bow, shaped in two arms with each of them measuring 6-7 kilometres long and 70 kilometres wide. The lake that derives its name from the host Hunki, a settlement in Tunga district of the Awe local government. The Lake’s common wildlife is hippopotamus, manatees, fish. It has great potentials for a fishing festival
It is a very safe location.
Things to Do
While at the Hunki Ox-Bow lake here are some things to do; Feed the animals, take a walk down the lake, snap amazing pictures, take a dip in the lake.
What to Bring
A camera with a good battery, sun screen, flip flops.
The ambience is quite amazing and the variety of animals on show makes for pleasant viewing.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit is during the weekend when there are a lot of guests at the lake.
Most Common Visitors
The most common visitors at the lake are fun lovers, nature enthusiasts.
Weather at Hunki Ox-Bow Lake
Hunki Ox-Bow Lake is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothings.
Security/Safety of HUNKI OX-BOW LAKE
This is a very safe location.