Top ten Largest National Parks in India

India is home to many national parks, which are protected areas designated for the conservation of wildlife and their habitats. Some of the famous national parks in India include the Kanha National Park, famous for its Bengal tigers, the Ranthambore National Park, known for its tigers and leopards, and the Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the one-horned rhinoceros. Other notable national parks include Jim Corbett, Sundarbans, Sariska, and Gir Forest. These parks offer a great opportunity for wildlife viewing, bird watching, and nature photography.

Here is the list of top ten largest national parks in India:

Largest National Parks
Rank Name Established Area in sq km State Famous For
1 Hemis National Park 1981 4400 Ladhak Snow Leopards
2 Desert National Park 1981 3162 Rajasthan Great Indian Bustard
3 Simlipal National Park 1980 2750 Odisha Royal Bengal Tiger and Asian elephant
4 Gangotri National Park 1989 2390 Uttarakhand Gaumukh Glacier
5 Namdapha National Park 1974 1985.23 Arunachal Pradesh Flora and Fauna
6 Khangchendzonga National Park 1977 1784 Sikkim UNESCO World Heritage Site
7 Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park 1981 1440.71 Chhattisgarh Tiger
8 Gir Forest National Park 1965 1412 Gujarat Asiatic lion
9 Sundarbans National Park 1984 1330.12 West Bengal UNESCO World Heritage Site, Royal Bengal Tiger
10 Jim Corbett National Park 1936 1318.5 Uttarakhand First national park of India