List of National Parks in India

List of National Parks in India

List of National Parks in India State-wise

A national park is a park that is recognized by the government made to protect and preserve the animals. Usually, it is a reserve of developed land, natural or semi-natural land that the government either owns or declares. In 1936 first National Park of India was established in Uttarakhand known as Hailey National Park and now known as Jim Corbett National Park.

According to the Indian Ministry of Environment & Forests, a national park is “an area, whether within a sanctuary or not, [that] can be notified by the state government to be constituted as a National Park, by reason of its ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological, or zoological association of importance, needed to for the purpose of protecting & propagating or developing wildlife therein or its environment. No human activity is permitted inside the national park except for the ones permitted by the Chief Wildlife Warden of the state under the conditions given in CHAPTER IV, WPA 1972”.

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India has the third-largest number of National Parks in the world. There are 103 National Park in India. Below is the list of National Parks in India classified State-wise:

1. Andaman & Nicobar Islands

  • Galathea National Park ( Area: 110 sq km)
  • Campbell Bay National Park ( Area: 426 sq km)
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park ( Area: 282 sq km)
  • Middle Button Island National Park ( Area: 0.44 sq km)
  • Mount Harriet National Park ( Area: 46.62 sq km)
  • North Button Island National Park ( Area: 0.44 sq km)
  • Saddle Peak National Park ( Area: 32.54 sq km)
  • Rani Jhansi Marine National Park ( Area: 256.14 sq km)
  • South Button National Park ( Area: 0.03 sq km)

2. Andhra Pradesh

  • Papikonda National Park ( Area: 1012.85 sq km)
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Park ( Area: 2.4 sq km)
  • Sri Venkateswara National Park ( Area: 353 sq km)

3. Arunachal Pradesh

  • Mouling National Park ( Area: 483 sq km)
  • Namdapha National Park ( Area: 1985.24 sq km)

4. Assam

  • Kaziranga National Park ( Area: 858.98 sq km)
  • Dibru-Saikhowa National Park ( Area: 340 sq km)
  • Manas National Park ( Area: 950 sq km)
  • Orang National Park ( Area: 78.81 sq km)
  • Nameri National Park ( Area: 137.07 sq km)

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5. Bihar

  • Valmiki National Park ( Area: 898.45 sq km)

6. Chattisgarh

  • Indravati National Park ( Area: 1258.37 sq km)
  • Kanger Ghati National Park ( Area: 200 sq km)
  • Guru Ghasidas National Park ( Area: 1440.71 sq km)

7. Goa

  • Mollem National Park ( Area: 107 sq km)

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8. Gujarat

  • Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar ( Area: 34.08 sq km)
  • Gir Forest National Park ( Area: 1412 sq km)
  • Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch ( Area: 162.89 sq km)
  • Vansda National Park ( Area: 23.99 sq km)

9. Haryana

  • Kalesar National Park ( Area: 100.88 sq km)
  • Sultanpur National Park ( Area: 1.43 sq km)

10. Himachal Pradesh

  • Pin Valley National Park ( Area: 807 sq km)
  • Great Himalayan National Park ( Area: 754 sq km)
  • Inderkilla National Park ( Area: 104 sq km)
  • Khirganga National Park ( Area: 710 sq km)
  • Simbalbara National Park ( Area: 27.88 sq km)

11. Jammu & Kashmir

  • Dachigam National Park ( Area: 141 sq km)
  • Kishtwar National Park ( Area: 400 sq km)
  • Salim Ali National Park ( Area: 9 sq km)

12. Jharkhand

  • Betla National Park ( Area: 1135 sq km)

13. Karnataka

  • Anshi National Park ( Area: 417 sq km)
  • Bandipur National Park ( Area: 874 sq km)
  • Bannerghatta National Park ( Area: 104 sq km)
  • Kudremukh National Park ( Area: 600 sq km)
  • Nagarhole National Park ( Area: 643 sq km)

14. Kerala

  • Anamudi Shola National Park ( Area: 7.5 sq km)
  • Eravikulam National Park ( Area: 97 sq km)
  • Mathikettan National Park ( Area: 12.82 sq km)
  • Periyar National Park ( Area: 305 sq km)
  • Pambadum National Parl ( Area: 1.32 sq km)
  • Silent Valley National Park ( Area: 237 sq km)

15. Ladakh

  • Hemis National Park ( Area: 4400 sq km)

16. Madhya Pradesh

  • Bandhavgarh National Park ( Area: 446 sq km)
  • Kanha National Park ( Area: 940 sq km)
  • Madhav National Park ( Area: 375 sq km)
  • Kuno National Park ( Area: 748.76 sq km)
  • Mandla Fossils National Park ( Area: 0.27 sq km)
  • Van Vihar National Park ( Area: 4.48 sq km)
  • Panna National Park ( Area: 542.67 sq km)
  • Pench National Park ( Area: 758 sq km)
  • Sanjay National Park ( Area: 466.7 sq km)
  • Satpura National Park ( Area: 524 sq km)

17. Maharashtra

  • Chandoli National Park ( Area: 317 sq km)
  • Navegaon National Park ( Area: 133.88 sq km)
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park ( Area: 104 sq km)
  • Tadoba National Park ( Area: 625 sq km)
  • Gugamal National Park ( Area: 361.28 sq km)

18. Manipur

  • Keibul Lamjao National Park ( Area: 40 sq km)
  • Sirohi National Park ( Area: 41.3 sq km)

19. Meghalaya

  • Balphakram National Park ( Area: 220 sq km)
  • Nokrek National Park ( Area: 47.48 sq km)

20. Mizoram

  • Murlen National Park ( Area: 100 sq km)
  • Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park ( Area: 50 sq km)

21. Nagaland

  • Ntangki National Park ( Area: 202 sq km)

22. Odisha

  • Bhitarkanika National Park ( Area: 145 sq km)
  • Simlipal National Park ( Area: 2750 sq km)

23. Rajasthan

  • Mukundra Hills National Park ( Area: 200 sq km)
  • Desert National Park ( Area: 3162 sq km)
  • Keoladeo National Park ( Area: 28.73 sq km)
  • Ranthambore National Park ( Area: 392 sq km)
  • Sariska Tiger Reserve ( Area: 866 sq km)

24. Sikkim

  • Khangchendzonga Park ( Area: 1784 sq km)

25. Tamil Nadu

  • Guindy National Park ( Area: 2.82 sq km)
  • Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park ( Area: 6.23 sq km)
  • Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park ( Area: 117 sq km)
  • Mudumalai National Park ( Area: 321 sq km)
  • Mukurthi National Park ( Area: 78 sq km)

26. Telangana

  • Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park ( Area: 14.59 sq km)
  • Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park ( Area: 1.42 sq km)
  • Mrugavani National Park ( Area: 3.6 sq km)

27. Tripura

  • Bison National Park ( Area: 31.63 sq km)
  • Clouded Leopard National Park ( Area: 5.08 sq km)

28. Uttar Pradesh

  • Dudhwa National Park ( Area: 490 sq km)

29. Uttrakhand

  • Gangotri National Park ( Area: 2390 sq km)
  • Govind Pashu Vihar National Park ( Area: 472 sq km)
  • Jim Corbett National Park ( Area: 1318 sq km)
  • Nanda Devi National Park ( Area: 630 sq km)
  • Rajaji National Park ( Area: 820 sq km)
  • Valley of Flowers National Park ( Area: 87.5 sq km)

30. West Bengal

  • Sundarbans National Park ( Area: 1330 sq km)
  • Buxa Tiger Reserve ( Area: 760 sq km)
  • Gorumara National Park ( Area: 79.45 sq km)
  • Jaldapara National Park ( Area: 216 sq km)
  • Neora Valley National Park ( Area: 88 sq km)
  • Singalila National Park ( Area: 78.6 sq km)
  • These are the list of National Parks in India. I hope you found this article useful.

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