List of National Parks in Assam

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List of National Parks Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assamin Assam General Knowledge Notes for UPSCC.

Important National Parks in Assam

What is 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.

Assam is a state located in the northeastern part of India. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, diverse geography, and unique biodiversity. and obviously the production of Tea.

List of National Park in Assam

Sl No.NameEstablishedDistrictArea sq kmFamous For
1Kaziranga National Park1974 Nagaon1,090one-horned rhinoceroses
2Dibru-Saikhowa National Park1999 Tinsukia340Feral Horses
3Manas National Park1990Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri, and Darrang500Wild water buffalo, rare golden langur and the red panda
4Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park1992Darrang and Sonitpur78.81milky white pelicans & Rhinoceros
5Nameri National Park1998 Sonitpur200elephant
6Dehing Patkai National Park2004Dibrugarh and Tinsukia231.65Jeypore Rainforest
7Raimona National Park2021Kokrajhar422golden langur

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam

WLS = Wildlife Sanctuarie

( Approx
1Hoollongapar Gibbon WLSJorhat21
2Garampani WLSKarbi Anglong6
3Bura Chapori WLSSonitpur44
4Bornadi WLSUdalguri26
5Sonai Rupai WLSSonitpur220
6Pobitora WLSMarigaon39
7Panidihing WLSSibsagar34
8Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni WLSTinsukia7
9Nambor WLSKarbi Anglong37
10East Karbi-Anglong WLSKarbi Anglong223
11Laokhowa WLSNagaon70
12Chakrashila WLSDhubri and Kokrajhar46
13Marat Longri WLSKarbi Anglong45
14Nambor-Doigrung WLSGolaghat97
15Borail WLSCachar and Dima Hasao326.25
16Amchang WLSKamrup Metro78.64
17Deepar Beel WLSJalukbari4.1
List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam

Proposed Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • North Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bordoibam Bilmukh Bird Wildlife Sanctuary