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National Parks in Gujarat

Gujarat is a unique state with different habitats. These varied landforms include dry deciduous forests, majestic grasslands, wetlands, marine ecosystems and rich moist deciduous forests. It is home to some extremely rare wildlife like Asiatic Lion is found only in Gir. The Wild Ass in the Rann of Kutch . Below is the list of some of the important wildlife national park in Gujarat.

Gir National Park Marine National Park


Wildlife Sanctuaries in Gujarat

Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary Sasangir Wildlife Sanctuary Nal Sarovar Birds Sanctuary
Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary Barda Wildlife Sanctuary Narayan Sarovar Sancuary
Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary Balaram Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary
Jambuhoda Wild Life Sanctuary Purna Wild Life Sanctuary  

Gir National Park

The Gir National Park, was established on 18th September, 1965, as a Forest Reserve, primarily to conserve the Asiatic lion. The total area under national park status is about 2,450 hectares. It is located in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, about 65 km south-east of Junagadh city, and 90 km east of Keshod Airport.

Marine National Park

Gujarat has the distinction of creating the country's first Marine National Park spread over an area of nearly 458 sq.kms. in the Gulf of Kutch, 30 km. from Jamnagar. Here corals create fantasies in stone and are the master builders of the Park.