National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, Uttarakhand

Famous National Parks in Uttarakhand

National parks are designated area marked for conservation for wildlife, especially endangered species of flora and fauna. Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand is India’s first and oldest national park. These wildlife reserves are not only significant for conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity but also as a symbol of national pride. National parks are almost always open for visitors.

Browse through the List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Uttarakhand

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary
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Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

Benog Wildlife Sanctuary
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Binsar

Binsar
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Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park
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Gangotri National Park

Gangotri National Park
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Govind Wildlife Sanctuary

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary
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Uttarakhand is home to abundant species of flora and fauna, some of which are rare and endangered. Wildlife tourism in is a significant aspect of Uttarakhand tourism. Jim Corbett National Park is one of well-known places to visit in Uttarakhand and popular among wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers and bird watchers. 

Other popular national parks in Uttarakhand include Nanda Devi National Park which is home to the enchanting Valley of Flowers. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is another popular destination for bird watching and wildlife safari. Gangotri National Park and Askot Musk Deer sanctuary are other wildlife treasure chests in Uttarakhand.

For tourists who are in awe of nature and wildlife, they prefer Jim Corbett tour packages that include stay at a resort in Jim Corbett as well as jungle safari to catch the glimpse majestic Bengal tiger. Valley of Flowers trek takes one into the Nanda Devi National Park.