National Parks in India

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National parks in INDIA

India's first national park was Jim Corbett National Park established in 1936 and now there are more than 166 authorized national parks.The Kaziranga National Park in Sikkim is extremely famous for its Rhinos. The forest and wild life sanctuary areas, which fall on the borders of states, are protected for security reasons. The maps of the national park can help to identify the wildlife sanctuary in every state. There are five major national parks, which can help you get a closer encounter of any kind of wildlife.

Corbett National Park

India's one of the first and well-known national park for tigers, Corbett Park is located in Uttarakhand. The park had a large area, which is divided, into five zones. The maps about the park can help you to go around safely and without getting lost inside the forest. First zone, Jhirna, is open to public all around the year and other zones are closed during monsoon. The elephant safari's inside the park are exciting and gives a close and safe trip inside the dense preservatory. There are cabins inside the forest and the reserve around the Dhikala zone is best spots to enjoy wildlife.

Kanha National Park

It is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It's a dense and rich area of bamboo forests .It has beautiful lakes, running streams and wide grasslands. It is a large park and known for research and conservation programs to preserve many endangered species like white tiger, hippos. The maps at the information center can guide you to the nearest safari, cabins, lakes and locations around the park.

Bandhavgarh National Park

It is located in Madhya Pradesh, is best for its scenic surrounding and highest population of tigers than any other parks in India. The maps for the forest help you to get through the dense and eye capturing valleys and beautiful rocky terrain and an ancient fort. The way to the forest is quite difficult without a map or a local guide but its one of the best location to spot tigers and a variety of birds and wildlife.

Ranthombore National Park:

It is located in Eastern Rajasthan at the junction between the Aravali Hill ranges and the Vindhyan plateau. The maps available in the information center guide you through the forest and 10th century fort amidst the cliffs .It serves as a rich heritage of various plants and animal's .It has a huge number of tigers.

Sunderban National Park

Sunderbans in West Bengal is a dense mangrove forest which is unique and magnificent place to visit .It includes 54 island and extends to the near-by Bangladesh .It is a wide swamp which can be explored only using boats .its a refuge for migrating birds and a reserve for rare and preserved wildlife .The maps are significant in guiding you through these forest.

List of National Parks in India

NameStateEstablishedArea (in km2)Notability
Balphakram National ParkMeghalaya2013220Wild water buffalo, Red panda, Elephant and eight cat species, including the Tiger andmarbled cat
Bandhavgarh National ParkMadhya Pradesh1968400.85(core area=105)Highest known Tiger population in India, White Tiger, 1336 species of endemic plants
Bandipur National ParkKarnataka1974874.2Chital, Gray langurs, Indian giant squirrel,Gaur, Leopard Sambarand indian elephants, Honey buzzard, Red-headed vulture and other animals.
Bannerghatta National ParkKarnataka1974106.27 
Betla National ParkJharkhand1986231.67Tiger, Sloth Bear,Peacock, Elephant,Sambar, and other animals.
Bhitarkanika National ParkOdisha1988145Mangroves, Saltwater crocodile, White crocodile, Indian python, Black ibis, Wild pigs, Rhesus monkeys, Chitals and other animals
Blackbuck National Park, VelavadarGujarat197634.08 
Buxa Tiger ReserveWest Bengal1992760 
Campbell Bay National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands1992426.23 
Chandoli National ParkMaharashtra2004317.67 
Dachigam National ParkJammu and Kashmir1981141Only area where Kashmir stag is found.
Darrah National ParkRajasthan2004250 
Desert National ParkRajasthan19803162 
Dibru-Saikhowa National ParkAssam1999340 
Dudhwa National ParkUttar Pradesh1977490.29 
Eravikulam National ParkKerala197897 
Galathea National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands1992110 
Gangotri National ParkUttarakhand19891552.73 
Gir Forest National ParkGujarat1965258.71Asiatic lion
Gorumara National ParkWest Bengal199479.45 
Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife SanctuaryUttarakhand1990472.08 
Great Himalayan National ParkHimachal Pradesh1984754.4UNESCO World Heritage Site
Gugamal National ParkMaharashtra1987361.28 
Guindy National ParkTamil Nadu19762.82 
Gulf of Mannar Marine National ParkTamil Nadu19806.23 
Hemis National ParkJammu and Kashmir19814400 
Harike WetlandPunjab198786 
Hazaribagh National ParkJharkhand1954183.89 
Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National ParkTamil Nadu1989117.1 
Indravati National ParkChhattisgarh19811258.37Wild Asian Buffalo,Tiger Reserve, Hill Mynas
Jaldapara National ParkWest Bengal2012216 
Jim Corbett National ParkUttarakhand19361318.5 
Kalesar National ParkHaryana2003100.88 
Kanha National ParkMadhya Pradesh1955940 
Kanger Ghati National ParkChhattisgarh1982200 
Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National ParkTelangana19941.42 
Kaziranga National ParkAssam1905471.71Indian rhinoceros,UNESCO World Heritage Site
Keibul Lamjao National ParkManipur197740Only floating park in the world
Keoladeo National ParkRajasthan198128.73UNESCO World Heritage Site
Khangchendzonga National ParkSikkim19771784 
Kishtwar National ParkJammu and Kashmir1981400 
Kudremukh National ParkKarnataka1987600.32 
Madhav National ParkMadhya Pradesh1959375.22 
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands1983281.5 
Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National ParkTelangana199414.59 
Manas National ParkAssam1990500UNESCO World Heritage Site
Mandla Plant Fossils National ParkMadhya Pradesh19830.27 
Marine National Park, Gulf of KutchGujarat1980162.89 
Mathikettan Shola National ParkKerala200312.82 
Middle Button Island National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands19870.64 
Mollem National ParkGoa1978107 
Mouling National ParkArunachal Pradesh1986483 
Mount Abu Wildlife SanctuaryRajasthan1960288.84 
Mount Harriet National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands 46.62Important bird area as attributed by BirdLife International, new species frog named Rana CharlesDarwini
Mrugavani National ParkTelangana 9.1 
Mudumalai National ParkTamil Nadu1940321.55 
Mukurthi National ParkTamil Nadu200178.46 
Murlen National ParkMizoram 200 
Namdapha National ParkArunachal Pradesh19741985.24 
Nameri National ParkAssam1978137.07 
Nanda Devi National ParkUttarakhand1982630.33UNESCO World Heritage Site
Nandankanan Zoological ParkOdisha19604.006 
Navegaon National ParkMaharashtra 133.88 
Neora Valley National ParkWest Bengal198688 
Nokrek National ParkMeghalaya 47.48 
North Button Island National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands1979144 
Ntangki National ParkNagaland1993202.02 
Orang National ParkAssam199978.81 
Palani Hills National ParkTamil Nadu 736.87 
Panna National ParkMadhya Pradesh1981542.67 
Papikonda National ParkAndhra Pradesh20081012.85 
Pench National ParkMadhya Pradesh1977758 
Periyar National ParkKerala1982305 
Phawngpui Blue Mountain National ParkMizoram199250 
Pin Valley National ParkHimachal Pradesh1987807.36 
Rajaji National ParkUttarakhand1983820 
Nagarhole National ParkKarnataka1988643.39 
Rani Jhansi Marine National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands1996256.14 
Ranthambore National ParkRajasthan1981392 
Saddle Peak National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands197932.55 
Salim Ali National ParkJammu and Kashmir19869.07 
Sanjay National ParkMadhya Pradesh1981466.7 
Sanjay Gandhi National ParkMaharashtra1969104 
Sariska Tiger ReserveRajasthan1955866 
Satpura National ParkMadhya Pradesh1981524 
Silent Valley National ParkKerala1980237 
Sirohi National ParkManipur198241.3 
Simlipal National ParkOdisha1980845.7Tiger, Leopard, Asian elephant, Sambar, Barking deer, Gaur, Jungle cat, Wild boar, and other animals.
Singalila National ParkWest Bengal198678.6 
South Button Island National ParkAndaman and Nicobar Islands 5Dugong, Dolphin, Water Monitor Lizard, Blue Whale
Sri Venkateswara National ParkAndhra Pradesh1989353 
Sultanpur National ParkHaryana19891.43 
Sundarbans National ParkWest Bengal19841330.12UNESCO World Heritage Site
Tadoba National ParkMaharashtra1955625 
Valley of Flowers National ParkUttarakhand198287.5 
Valmiki National ParkBihar1976898.45 
Vansda National ParkGujarat197923.99

Last Updated on : January 13, 2015

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