Ramganga River

About Ramganga River

Ramganga, also known as Ramganga West, is a tributary of river Ganges which has its origins in the Doodhatoli hills of Pauri district and cascades down to the plains near Kalagarh fort.  


Kumaon region of UttarakhandCorbett National Park

Ramganga River in Corbett National Park

The river briefly enters the Nainital district at Corbett National Park before reentering its parent district. It has a total drainage basin of 30,641 square kilometers and passes through many places in Uttarakhand like Chaukhutia, Bhagot and Maasi. Since it flows through the Corbett National Park, various fishing camps and retreats have mushroomed on the banks of the river.

The river is considered important source of water for the survival flora and fauna within the Corbett National Park. The river controls the entire biodiversity within the park. Such was the significance of the river the national park was named Ramganga National Park for a brief period from 1954-57 before changing it to Corbett National Park.

Ganga Dussehra

The banks of the Ramganga River are also famous for its celebration of Ganga Dusshera. The celebrations take place near Chaubari village near Bareilly during the months of September and October.

Angling in Ramganga River

Ramganga River is a popular spot for angling and fishing near Corbett National Park. Tourists can camp beside the river and trap Mahaseer fishes. Some lucky folks can also trap Goonch and Brown Trout while fishing for Mahaseer. Fishing is permitted in the upper reaches of Ramganga from Nagatali to Maasi. Ideal time for anglers to visit Ramganga River is from September to May. Please keep in mind one has to take prior permission from the concerned DFO (Divisional Forest Officer).

What is Ramganga River famous for?

Ramganga River is popular place for following activities/ interests - Rivers.

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