Peak Wilderness sanctuary is a natural reserve in Sri Lanka. It is a tropical rain forest that spreads over a land of 224 square kilometers around the Adam's Peak mountain. The remaining portion of the Peak Wilderness was declared a wildlife sanctuary on October 25, 1940. it possesses unusual geographical formations compared to the other natural reserves of the island. It is one of the best hideouts in Sri Lanka which surrounds evergreen forests at the edge of the reserve. The greater part of the track leading from the base to the summit consists of thousands of steps built in cement or rough stones.