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National Parks in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand a small hill state in north of India is famous for beautiful hill stations and mountains, also has some of the biggest and famous national parks in India like corbett National park in nainital and Rajaji National park in dehradun district and many more, below are the list of some famous and important national park in Uttarakhand

Corbett National Park Rajaji National Park
Valley of Flower National Park Nandadevi National Park
Govind National Park  


Wildlife Sanctuaries in Uttarakhand

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary Mussoorie Wildlife Sanctuary
Kedarnath Sanctuary Malan Sanctuary Motichur Sanctuary

Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

The Corbett National Park, where Project Tiger was launched in 1973, is regarded as India's finest national park and its major attractions are the Tiger, Indian Elephant and Leopard.Corbett national park is drained by the Ramganga river, the dam at Kalagarh forming a huge lake to the west of the national park.

Valley of Flowers National Park

The world famous Valley of Flowers is situated in the upper expan- sions of Bhyundar Ganga in the far int- erior of Garhwal Himalayas. The valley is spread over an area of 87.5 Sq. Kms. And is 3,250 mt to 6,750 mt. Above the mean sea level.

Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand

Rajaji National Park is distinct for its pristine scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. A paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. The wildlife of the park is blessed with elephants, tigers, leopards, deer and ghorals as its best known life forms.

Nandadevi National Park, Uttarakhand

The Sanctuary has been converted to a National Park and temporarily closed for visitors on environmental considerations. It has an average altitude exceeding 4500 mts. and is surrounded by as many as seventy lofty peaks, the Nandadevi (7817 mts.) being the highest.

Govind National Park

The Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttararanchal, was established on 1st March, 1955. It spreads over an area of 957.969 sq. kms. and the altitude varies from 1300 mts. to 6323 mts. The average annual precipitation varies from 1000 to 1500 mm., most of which occurs as monsoon rains (July to Sept.).