National Parks in Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand is a state in northern India, known for its picturesque landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and significant religious and cultural heritage.

Uttarakhand, a state in northern India, is known for its stunning natural beauty and is home to several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

What is a National Park?

National Parks are basically an area of the countryside protected by the state or the central govt. for the enjoyment of the general public or the preservation of wildlife under sec.35. or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66.

Uttarakhand is a beautiful state in India, with amazing landscapes, mountains, and hills. Here the famous and important parks are listed. These are very important as general knowledge for various job examinations like railway, SSC, CGL, and banking. So we need to remember these national parks.

National Parks in Uttarakhand

List of National Parks in Uttarakhand

 Sl No.NameEstablished DistrictArea sq kmFamous for
 1Jim Corbett National Park1936Nainital521Tiger
 2Gangotri National Park1989‎Uttarkashi2400Gangotri shrine
 3Nanda Devi National Park1982Chamoli625Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear
 4Govind National Park1990Uttarkashi500Stepp golden black Eagle, bearded vulture
 5Valley of Flowers National Park1982Chamoli90Alpine flowers
 6Rajaji National Park1983Haridwar, Dehradun, Pauri Garhwal830Elephants

» Jim Corbett National Park is one of the finest and most famous parks in India. It is famous for its large number of tigers. Nanda Devi National Park is situated at the highest altitude among all the national parks in India and it is surrounded by seven peaks. It is a paradise for nature lovers.