Dehradun Zoo, Malsi Deer Park
Malsi Deer Park is now renamed as Dehradun Zoo.
Malsi Deer Park is a major wildlife lovers attraction after Rajaji National Park in Dehradun. Located at 10 km from Dehradun at Mussoorie Road, this mini Zoological park or garden is now developed as a famous family outing/picnic spot in Dehradun and flushed with visitors during weekends.
Malsi Deer Park - Picnic Among Wildlife
Surrounded by Malsi Reserve Forest, Malsi Deer Park is famous for sightseeing of young deer or heardof deer in their natural habitat at Shiwalik foothills. One can also take a click of deer easily if trained. Apart from majestic Deer population, the park has two-horned deer and Neelgai (Indian Antelope) as well. Visitors also can sight wide variety of birds in their natural environment in the park. Malsi Deer Park also has peacock and rabbits protected in the cages and one can feed them as well.
Park authorities also installed several slides for the children as well. Kids can enjoy playing and learning about animals at the same time at this park. A resourceful canteen in the park serves eatables. Entry is paid and park is closed on Mondays.
Park Timings: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Malsi Deer Park Location
Malsi Deer Park is located at 10 kms from Dehradun city at Mussoorie Rd. One can reach easily at Malsi Deer Park through bus or auto ( called vikram) and nearby rail is at Dehradun railway station (11 kms) and airport at Jolly Grant Airport (33 kms).