Travelers are voting Horton Plains National Park, Central Highlands and Galway's Land National Park as the best of 3 national parks near Kandy. There is 1 national park near Ratnapura a city just 61 km from Kandy. The most popular of these is Sinharaja Forest Reserve near Ratnapura. You can find 3 national parks in Central Province and 21 national parks in the country of Sri Lanka. Our members favorite in Central Province is Horton Plains National Park and Wilpattu National Park is the top pick in Sri Lanka. Want more? Check out our map of national parks near Kandy.