National Parks In Chhattisgarh



National Parks In Chhattisgarh


Chhattisgarh, located in central India, is among the states which has the maximum land under forest area, encompassing an area of nearly 1,35,133 sq. kms. 44 per cent of the total area of Chhattisgarh comes under forests, which contributes to the 12 per cent of the of India's total forests. The state has immense possibility for wildlife and eco-tourism because of its rich bio-diversity. Chhattisgarh is blessed with some of the most endangered and rare wildlife species. For wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers Chhattisgarh is a perfect destination. The State has two National Parks, Three tiger reserves, 8 wildlife Sanctuaries,1 Bio-sphere reserve.





GURU GHASIDAS NATIONAL PARK

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Guru Ghasidas National Park Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National park is a beautiful place, located in the Koriya district of the state of Chhattisgarh. Total area of lie park is about 1440.71 km2. It was declared as a National park in the year of 1981. The park has been renamed after the Satnami reformist hero, Guru Ghasidas.


KANGER VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

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Located amidst 34 kms of long and scenic kanger valley, a biosphere reserve, Kanger Valley National Park is one of the most beautiful and picturesque national parks of India. Known for its scenic beauty and the rich biodiversity, Kanger Valley attained the status of a national in 1982. Besides wildlife and plants, there are many tourist attractions inside the park such as the Kotumsar Caves, Kailash Caves, Dandak Caves and Tiratgarh Waterfalls.