Patuakhali Coastal Forest Department set up the Kuakata Eco Park on Kuakata sea beach on 13,984 hectares of land, including Gangamoti, Khajura, Latachaplee and Fatrar Char areas, at a cost of Tk 2.76 crore in 2005-2006 fiscal year. Two watchtowers, five picnic sheds, wooden bridge, culverts, internal walkways, office building and ticket counter were built about 2.50 km east of zero-point of Kuakata under the eco-park land development project.
There are mangrove trees and 42,000 plants of different varieties in the park, creating a safe nesting place for birds. A tamarisk garden was also made outside the park to protect it from tidal surges of the Bay.
There are many types of trees and plants in this park and it is the safe nesting of birds. About 42000 plants are found in this park. There are two watch towers, five picnic sheds, a wooden bridge, culverts, internal walkways for the travelers. There is a nice looking Lake inside the park area and two coasts of this lake are connected with a bridge. Visitor can take a ride on a paddle boat at this lake.
Some portion of this park was damaged by Hurricane Cidr and Aila. But the Government and park authority will take the necessary steps to rebuild the infrastructure of this Eco park very soon. The Eco Park is the important tourist spots for the Kuakata sea beach visitors. Traveler will get the full natural beauties by visiting this Eco Park.