National Parks of India 29 List of National Parks of India

A national park is a group of one or more ecosystems that are protected from human access. Here plants, trees, and many organisms and their habitats are protected and special scientific research related to them is done. The boundaries of the national park are determined under Indian law.

All National Parks of India IUCN Under the second category of the protected areas are included. Haile National Park, India’s first national park was established in the year 1936, presently this park is known as Jim Corbett National Park. Till the year 1970, there were only 5 national parks in India.

The Wildlife Protection Act passed in the year 1972 and projects like Project Tiger etc. were properly implemented for the protection of wildlife . As a result of which a total of 104 national parks have been established in India today, whose total area is about 1.2% of the land area of ​​India.

All these National Parks are classified on the basis of the state and explained further. These national parks are as follows:-

1. Andaman & Nicobar Islands

  • Campbell Bay National Park: – This national park is located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and it is the main park of the state.
  • Galataya National Park :- The main attraction of this park is the variety of trees present here.
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park :- This park is a wide park spread over 281 square kilometer.
  • Middle Button Island National Park :- This park was established in 1987 and it is spread over 44 square kilometer.
  • Mount Harriet National Park: – This park is very famous due to the birds present here. It is spread over 46 square kilometers and was established in 1987.
  • North Button Island National Park: – This park is spread over a micro area of ​​half a kilometer and was established in 1979. It is an island park.
  • Rani Jhansi Marine National Park :- This park is a wide park spread over 256 kms.
  • South Button Island National Park: – This park is spread over a total of 30 meters and its main attraction is the aquatic fauna found here.

2. Andhra Pradesh

  • Papikonda National Park: – This park was created in 2008 and it is spread over a total of 1 thousand square kilometers.
  • Sri Venkateswara National Park :- This park was established in 1989 and it is spread over 353 square kilometer.

3. Arunachal Pradesh

  • Mulling National Park :- This park was established in 1986 and it is spread over 483 square kilometer.
  • Namdapha National Park :- That park was established in 1974 and this park is spread over 2000 square kilometer.

4. Assam

  • Dibru Saikhowa National Park :- This park was established in 1999 and it is spread over a total of 340 sq.km. Its main attraction is the feral horses found here.
  • Kaziranga National Park :- This park is known for the tigers present here. This park, spread over an area of ​​858 km square, was established in 1974.
  • Manas National Park :- This park has been declared as a heritage site by UNESCO.
  • Nemari National Park :- This park was established in 1978 and this park is spread over a total of 137 square kilometer.
  • Orang National Park :- This park was established in 1999 and this park is spread over an area of ​​80 kms.

5. Bihar

  • Valmiki National Park :- This park was established in 1976 and it is spread over a total of 898.45 sq.km.

6. Chhattisgarh

  • Guru Ghasidas National Park :- This park was established in 1981 and this park is spread over a total of 1440.71 square kilometer.
  • Indravati National Park :- This park is famous for wild Asian buffalo, tiger conservation and minus hills.
  • Kanger Ghati National Park :- This park was established in 1982 and it is spread over a total area of ​​200 km.

7. Goa

  • Mollum National Park :- This is the only National Park in Goa. This park was established in 1978 and it is spread over a total of 107 square kilometers.

8. Gujarat

  • Black Deer National Park :- This park was established in 1976 and it is spread over a total of 34.08 square kilometer. The main attraction of this park is the tiger, black deer and other animals present here.
  • Gir Forest Park :- This park is spread over 1412 square kilometer and it was established in 1965. This park is famous for Asiatic lions.
  • Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch :- This park was established in 1980 and it is spread over a total of 162 square kilometer.
  • Vansra National Park :- This park was established in 1979 and it is spread over a total of 23.33 square kilometer.

9. Haryana

  • Kalesar National Park: – This park is spread over a total of 100.8 square kilometers and was established in 2003.
  • Sultanpur National Park :- This park was established in 1989 and it is spread over a total area of ​​1.43 square kilometer.

10. Himachal Pradesh

  • Great Himalayan National Park :- This park was established in 1984 and this park is spread over a total of 754.40 square kilometer. It is a major park of Himachal Pradesh and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Indrakila National Park: – This park was established in 2010 and this park is spread over a total of 104 square kilometers.
  • Kheerganga National Park :- This park was established in 2010 and this park is spread over a vast area of ​​710 square kilometer.
  • Pin Valley National Park :- This park was established in 1987 and this park is spread over a total of 807.36 square kilometer.
  • Simbalbara National Park :- This park was established in 2010 and it is spread over a total of 27.88 square kilometer in Patna.

11. Jammu and Kashmir

  • Dachigam National Park: – This is the only national park in India where Kashmiri deer are found.
  • Hemis National Park: – It is the largest national park in India and covers a total area of ​​4400 square kilometres. is spread
  • Kishtwar National Park: – This park was established in 1981 and it is spread over a total of 400 square kilometers.
  • Salim Ali National Park :- This park is famous for the birds available here.

12. Jharkhand

  • Betla National Park: – This is the only National Park in Jharkhand and a variety of animals like pyre, tiger, monkey, leopard are found here.

13. Karnataka

  • Anshi National Park :- Mainly lion, leopard, elephant, bear, deer and black leopard are found here.
  • Bandipur National Park :- This park is famous for the Bengali lions found here.
  • Banaraghata National Park :- This park is famous for sloth bear and sambar deer.
  • Kudremukh National Park :- This park was established in 1987 and this park is spread over a total of 600.32 square kilometer.
  • Nagarhall National Park :- This park was established in 1988 and this park is spread over a total of 643.39 square kilometer.

14. Kerala

  • Anamudi Shola National Park :-  This park was established in 2003 and this park is spread over a total of 7.50 square kilometer.
  • Eravikulam National Park :-  This park was established in 1978 and this park is spread over a total of 97 square kilometer.
  • Mathieketan National Park :-  This park was established in 2003 and this park is spread over a total of 12.82 square kilometer.
  • Pambadum Shola National Park :-  This park was established in 2003 and this park is spread over a total of 1.32 square kilometer.
  • Periyar National Park :-  This park was established in 1982 and this park is spread over a total of 305 square kilometer.
  • Silent Valley National Park: – The main feature of this park is that there is nothing that makes a sound here, hence its name Silent Valley.

15. Madhya Pradesh

  • Bandhavgarh National Park :- 1336 species of endemic plants are found in this park.
  • Kanha National Park :-  This park was established in 1955 and this park is spread over a total of 940 square kilometer.
  • Madhav National Park :-  This park was established in 1959 and this park is spread over a total of 375.22 square kilometer.
  • Mandal Plantation House, National Park :-  This park was established in 1983 and this park is spread over a total of 0.27 square kilometer.
  • Panna National Park: –  This park was established in 1981 and this park is spread over a total of 542.67 square kilometers.
  • Pench National Park: –  This park was established in 1977 and this park is spread over a total of 758 square kilometers.
  • Sanjay National Park :-  This park was established in 1981 and this park is spread over a total of 466.67 square kilometers.
  • Satpura National Park :-  This park was established in 1981 and this park is spread over a total of 524 square kilometer.
  • Van Vihar National Park :-  This park was established in 1983 and this park is spread over a total of 4.48 square kilometer.

16. Maharashtra

  • Chandoli National Park : – This park was established in 2004 and this park is spread over a total of 317.67 square kilometer.
  • Gugamal National Park :-  This park was established in 1987 and this park is spread over a total of 361.28 square kilometer.
  • Navegaon National Park :-  This park was established in 1975 and this park is spread over a total of 133.88 square kilometer.
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park :- This park is famous for the Asiatic lions, Indian leopards, Hanuman langur, deer and foxes present here.
  • Tavoda National Park :- This park is known for tigers.

17. Manipur

  • Kebul Lamajw National Park: – This is the only floating park in the world.
  • Sirohi National Park: –  This park was established in 1982 and this park is spread over a total of 40 square kilometers.

18. Meghalaya

  • Balfakram National Park :- This park is famous for the huge species of wild water buffaloes and cats present here.
  • Nokrek National Park: – This park has been declared a World Biological Heritage by UNESCO.

19. Mizoram

  • Moorlane National Park: –  This park was established in 1991 and this park is spread over a total of 100 square kilometers.
  • Fangfui National Park: –  This park was established in 1992 and this park is spread over a total of 50 square kilometers.

20. Nagaland

  • Tanjaki National Park :- This park is the only park in Nagaland. It was established in 1993 and is spread over a total area of ​​202.02 sq.km.

21. Orissa

  • Bhitarkanika National Park: – This park is famous for the white crocodile, wild boar and chital present here.
  • Simli Pal National Park: – This park is known for the sambar present here.

22. Rajasthan

  • Thar National Park :- The main attraction here is the birds found here.
  • Keoladeo National Park: – This park has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Mount Abu National Park :- This park is situated on Mount Abu.
  • Mukundra Hills National Park :- This park looks very beautiful due to its location near the hills.
  • Ranthambore National Park :- This is the most popular park of Rajasthan.
  • Sariska Tiger Reserve: – This park is known for the protected tigers here.

23. Sikkim

  • Kangchenjunga National Park: – This park has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

24. Tamil Nadu

  • Gyundi National Park :- This park was established in 1976 and it is spread over a total area of ​​2.82 square kilometer.
  • Gulf of Mannar, Marine National Park :- This is a gulf park which looks very attractive due to the sea.
  • Indira Gandhi Wildlife Conservation and National Park :- This park was established in the 90s.
  • Mudumalai National Park :- This park was established before independence and it is the largest park in Tamil Nadu.
  • Mukurthi National Park: – This park is built between the Nilgiri mountains.

25. Telangana

  • Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park :- This park was created in 1994.
  • Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali National Park :- It is the largest park in Telangana.
  • Mrigvani National Park :- This park is spread over a total area of ​​3.60 square kilometer.

26. Tripura

  • Bishan National Park :- It is the largest park of Tripura.
  • Clouded Leopard National Park :- This park was established in 2003.

27. Uttar Pradesh

  • Dudhwa National Park :- This is the only National Park of Uttar Pradesh. This park is famous for the tiger, sambar deer present here.

28. Uttarakhand

  • Govind Pashu Vihar :- This park was established in 1990.
  • Jim Corbett National Park :- This is the first National Park of India.
  • Nanda Devi National Park :- It is one of the World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO.
  • Rajaji National Park :- Mainly this National Park is known for the elephants present here.
  • Valley of Flowers National Park :- It has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

29. West Bengal

  • Buxa Tiger Reserve :- This park is known for tigers.
  • Gorumara National Park :- This park was established in 1994.
  • Jaldapara National Park :- It is famous for Indian Rhinoceros.
  • Neora Valley National Park :- This park is spread over a wide area of ​​88 square kilometer.
  • Singlila National Park :- This park was established in 1986.
  • Sunderbans National Park: – It is one of the World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO.

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