When traveling along the road, about 15 km from the city of Galle along Udugama road can be seen the beautiful forest kobala Kottawa population.
The groves of tropical wet evergreen forest, located at a height of between 50 to 300 meters above sea level. This has become a factor, but now vanagaeāmauvaka small villages surrounded by more than 19 centuries ago into the rain forest and the forest and the forest on the north kananaeḷaiya pointing out the extent of destruction.
In 1931, the allocation of 38 acres of the park for the study on the forest park has been named as reserve Kottawa kobala later as a pillow in 1937.
During World War II, British military operations in the headquarters of the Empire made a safe Kottawa whether forests.
Endemic plant and animal species to be protected for the future of precious forest habitat in Kottawa kobala.