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★ In 1936 Hailey National Park was declared as India's first national park. This National Park is now known as Jim Corbett National Park. It is also the first sanctuary to come under Project Tiger in 1973-74.

★ There are 102 national parks.

★ Hemis National Park in Jammu and Kashmir is largest national park of India with 4,400 square km.It is also the National Park located in highest altitude.

★ South Button Island National Park in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the smallest National Park with the total area of 2 square miles.

★ Kaziranga National Park in Assam, Manas National Park in Assam and Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan are the three National Parks in India that declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.

★ Madhya Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands have the highest number of National Parks with 9 each.

★ Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch is the first national marine park of India.

★ Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur is the only floating park in the world.


State/ Union Territory National Park Famous For
Andaman and Nicobar  Rani Jhansi  
  Campbell Bay  
  Galathea  
  Mount Harriet Island Saltwater Crocodiles
  North Button Island Dolphin
  Mahatma Gandhi  
  Middle Button Island  
  South Button Island  
  Saddle Peak  
Andhra Pradesh Kasu Brahmananda Reddy  
  Mrugavani  
  Mahavir Harina Vanasthali  
  Sri Venkateswara  
Arunachal Pradesh Mouling  
  Namdapha Gaur
Assam Kaziranga One horned rhinos
  Manas Tiger
  Dibru Saikhowa  
Nameri
  Orang  
Bihar Kanwar Taal Bird Sanctuary
  Valmiki  
  Vikramshila Dolphin Sanctuary  
Chhattisgarh Indravati  
  Kanger Ghati  
Goa Mollem
Gujarat Blackbuck Blackbuck and Lesser Florican
  Gir Asiatic Lions
  Marine National Park  
  Vansda  
Haryana Sultanpur  
  Kalesar  
Himachal Pradesh Great Himalayan  
  Pin Valley Himalayan Snowcock
Jammu & Kashmir Kishtwar  
  Dachigam  
  Hemis Snow Leopard
  Salim Ali  
Jharkhand Betla  
Karnataka Bandipur Asian Elephant, Tiger
  Bannerghatta  
  Anshi  
  Nagarhole  
  Kudremukh National Park  
Kerala Mathikettan Shola  
  Anamudi Shola  
  Pampadam Shola  
  Periyar Indian elephants
  Eravikulam Nilgiri Tahr
  Silent Valley  
Madhya Pradesh Gilbert Hill  
  Karnala  
  Gugamal  
  Navegaon  
  Chandoli Indian Bison, Sloth Bears
  Pench  
  Sanjay Gandhi  
  Tadoba  
Manipur Keibul Lamjao Eld's Deer
  Sirohi  
Meghalaya Nokrek  
Balphakram
Mizoram Murlen  
  Phawngpui  
Nagaland Intanki  
Odisha Simlipal Royal Bengal Tigers,Elephants
  Bhitarkanika  
Rajasthan Desert Great Indian Bustard
  Ranthambore Tiger
  Darrah  
  Keoladeo Siberian Cranes
  Sariska  
Sikkim Khangchendzonga Wild Ass, Himalayan Tahr
Tamil Nadu Guindy  
  Mudumalai  
  Mukurthi  
  Gulf of Mannar  
  Palani Hills  
  Indira Gandhi Lion Tailed Macaque,Dhole
Uttar Pradesh Dudhwa  
  Nawabganj  
Uttarakhand Corbett Tiger
  Gangotri  
  Nanda Devi  
  Rajaji Asian Elephant, Bengal Tiger
  Govind  
  Valley of Flowers Asiatic black bear
West Bengal Gorumara  
  Neora Valley  
  Buxa  
  Singalila  
  Jaldapara  
  Sundarbans Royal Bengal Tiger







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