National Parks of Meghalaya


The north-eastern state of Meghalaya has a total area of 22,429 sq km and about one-third of the state is under the cover of forests making it rich in flora and fauna. The subtropical forests eco-region covers the state along with its mountain forests and the lowland tropical forests to the north and south. The forests are prominent for their biodiversity of different mammals, birds, and flora.

Wildlife Sanctuaries & National Parks in Meghalaya
There are two National Parks and two wildlife sanctuaries in Meghalaya.

Balpakram National Park
  • Location: It is located around 167 km away from Tura, district headquarter of West Garo Hills
Nokrek Biosphere Reserve
  • Location: It is located 2 km from Tura Peak in the Garo Hills district.
Nongkhyllem Sanctuary
  • Location: It is situated in the Ri-Bhoi district near Lailad village
Siju Bird Sanctuary
  • Location: It is located in the hilly regions near the River Simsang and Siju Caves

Last Updated on : 05 April 2013

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