Kakum Conservation Area is a wildlife protected area located in the Central Region of the Republic of Ghana, West Africa. It is approximately 35km north of Cape Coast, the regional capital. The conservation area which covers 360km consists of Kakum National Park and Assin Attandanso Resource Reserve. The area falls within Assin South and Twifo Lower Denkyira Districts and traditionally under the Twifo, Assin, Denkyira and Fanti (Abakrampa) people of the Central Region. Subsistence and commercial types of agriculture are the predominant activities in the communities surrounding the two reserves.The area is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species and the world famous Kakum Canopy Walkway.