Malka Mari National Park of Kenya was designated in 1989 along the Daua river in Kenya‘s eastern province on the Kenya-Ethiopia border near Mandera town in Mandera district. Malka Mari National Park in Kenya is approximately 1,500 square kilometers (370,000 acres) in size. Malka Mari National Park-Kenya is a semi-arid bushland and scrubby grassland with riparian woodland and along Daua River. The Daua river is in the extreme north-eastern part of the country on the Mandera plateau. The climate in Malka Mari National Park-Kenya is hot and dry, implying that the scrubby and semi-arid grassland is dominant in the park. The Daua River is surrounded by palms and riparian woodland. Malka Mari is a IUCN Category II park.
Malka Mari National Park in Kenya has no permanent human settlements because of the very arid and inhospitable climate of the region. The common inhabitants of the park are nomadic herders of the Gurreh community, though they are few in number and mostly spread over a wide region. Karache Urane is located at the southern end of Malka Mari National Park-Kenya. The Southern part on the other hand hosts the Awara Plains. The boundary of the park to the north terminates on the Kenya-Ethiopia border. It is perhaps the most remote of Kenya`s national parks. However, Tourism in Malka Mari National Park has not been developed.