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National Parks in Meghalaya

Meghalaya is a small state in north-eastern India. The word "Meghalaya" literally means "The Abode of Clouds". It has a forest cover of 9,496 kmē, which is 42.34% of the total geographical area of the state. Due to the diverse climatic and topographic conditions, Meghalayan forests support a vast floral diversity, Meghalaya is home for Variety of mammals and Birds species. Below is the list of some of the important wildlife parks in Meghalaya.

Balpakram National Park Nokrek National Park


Balpakram National Park

Balpakram, which has been, declared a National Park since 1987 is the land of scenic beauty, lying at an altitude of nearly 3,000 ft. above sea level, covering an area of 200sq. kms. It is a vast tableland of dense forest, teeming with wild life, undoubtedly one of the richest spot in bio-diversity in the country.

Nokrek National Park

Nokrek Biosphere Reserve is located in the Garo Hills district 2 kms from Tura Peak. The reserve is one of the least disturbed forest tracts of the sub-himalayan ranges. It is the first biosphere reserve of its kind in the northeast region. The Garo Hills contain many natural limestone caves.