List of National Parks in India

List of National Parks in India | State wise

National parks in India are IUCN category II protected areas. India’s first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. By 1970, India only had five national parks. In 1972, India enacted the Wildlife Protection Act and Project Tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species.

Further federal legislation strengthening protection for wildlife was introduced in the 1980s. As of May 2020, there were 105 national parks encompassing an area of 40,501.13 km2 (15,637.57 sq mi), under protected areas of India category II comprising 1.23% of India’s total surface area

Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of national parks.

Hemis National Park is the largest National Park in India. Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur is the only floating park in the world.

State/UTNational parks
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsGalathea National Park
Mahatma Gandhi Marine (Wandoor)  National Park
Campbell Bay National Park
Mount Harriet National Park (Important bird area as attributed by BirdLife International)
Rani Jhansi Marine National Park
Saddle peak National Park
Middle Button Island National Park
North Button Island National Park
South Button Island National Park
Andhra PradeshPapikonda National Park (Royal Bengal TigerLeopardsrusty-spotted catKing Cobra. It is an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area and home to some endangered species of flora and fauna.)
Sri Venkateswara National Park
Rajiv Gandhi National Park (Rameswaram)
Arunachal PradeshMouling National Park
Namdapha National Park (Tiger, easternmost National Park)
AssamNameri National Park
Manas National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Dibru- Saikhowa National Park (Feral horse)
Kaziranga National Park (Highest known tiger density in the world, Indian rhinocerosUNESCO World Heritage Site)
Orang National Park (aka Rajiv Gandhi National Park (Orang))
Dehing Patkai National Park
BiharValmiki National Park
ChhattisgarhIndravati National Park (Wild Asian buffalotiger reservehill mynas)
Kanger Valley National Park
Guru Ghasi Das (Sanjay) National Park
GoaBhagwan Mahavir( Mollem) National Park
GujaratGir National Park (Asiatic lion)
Blackbuck National Park (Blackbuck Lodge, the endangered Indian grey wolf, the nocturnal striped hyena, Indian fox, golden jackal, jungle cat and many small mammals like hare, gerbil, field mice, mongoose and hedgehog)
Gulf of Kutch National Park
Vansda National Park
Marine National Park
 
HaryanaSultanpur National Park
Kalesar National Park (On the bank of Yamuna river)
Himachal PradeshPin Valley National Park
Simbalbara National Park
Inderkilla National Park
Khirganga National Park
Great Himalayan National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Jammu and KashmirHemis National Park (Largest National park in India)
Dachigam National Park (Only area where Kashmir stag is found)
Salim Ali National Park
Kishtwar National Park
JharkhandBetla National Park (Tiger, Indian bison, elephant, hyenas, monkey, leopard)
Hazaribagh National Park
KarnatakaBandipur National Park (Chital, Bengal tiger, gray langurs, Indian giant squirrel, gaur, leopard, sambar deer, Indian elephants, honey buzzard, red-headed vulture)
Anshi National Park (Great hornbill, tiger, leopard, black panther, bear, elephant)
Bannerghata National Park
Kudremukh National Park
Nagarhole(Rajiv Gandhi) National Park (aka Rajiv Gandhi National Park (Nagarhole))
KeralaEravikulam National Park (Nilgiri tahrStrobilanthes kunthiana)
Mathikettan Shola National Park (Elephants)
Periyar National Park (Malabar parakeetMalabar grey hornbillNilgiri laughing thrushNilgiri blue robingreat hornbillMalabar pied hornbilllion-tailed macaquehairy-winged bat)
Silent Valley National Park (Indian bisonTravancore flying squirrelSalim Ali’s fruit batStripe-necked mongooseBlue-winged parakeetCrimson-backed sunbird)
Anamudi Shola National Park
Pambadum Shola National Park (Nilgiri martenNilgiri wood pigeonNilgiri langurNilgiri flycatcherBlue rock-thrush)
Madhya PradeshPench (Priyaradharshini) National Park (Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’ was set in this NP.)
Bandhavgarh National Park (1336 species of endemic plants)
Kanha National Park
Panna National Park
Sanjay National Park
Satpura National Park
Madhav National Park
Van Vihar National Park
Mandla Plant Fossils National Park
Kuno National Park (Asiatic Lion Reintroduction Project)
 
MaharashtraNegaon national Park
Sanjay Gandhi( Borivilli) National Park (Indian LeopardRhesus MacaqueBonnet MacaqueSpotted DeerHanuman LangurIndian Flying FoxIndian HareBarking DeerPorcupinePalm CivetMouse Deer)
Chandoli National Park
Gugamal National Park
Tadoba National Park (Tiger)
ManipurSirohi National Park
Keibul Lamjao National Park (Only floating park in the world)
MeghalayaNokrek National Park (UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve)
Balphakram National Park (Wild water buffalo, red panda, elephant and eight cat species, including the tiger and marbled cat)
MizoramMurlen National Park
Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
NagalandNtangki National Park
OdishaSimlipal National Park
Bhitarkanika National Park ( Mangroves, saltwater crocodile, white crocodile, Indian python, black ibis, wild pigs, rhesus monkeys, olive ridley sea turtle, chital)
PunjabHarike Wetland
RajasthanSariska Tiger Reserve
Ranthambore National Park
Mukundra Hils( Darrah) National Park
Keoladeo Ghana National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Desert National Park (Great Indian bustard)
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
SikkimKhangchendzonga National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Tamil NaduMudumalai National Park (second oldest National park india. Has 103 tigers.)
Mukurthi National Park (Nilgiri tahr)
Indira Gandhi ( Anamalai) National Park (has 42 tigers ,leopards,elephants,wildboars,deers dholes.)
Guindy National Park (Has more than 2000 chitals, 493 blackbucks and 84 jackals.)
Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park (has 8 species of whales and 21 small coral islands)
Palani Hills National Park
 
TelanganaMahavir  Harina Vanasthali National Park
Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park
Mrugavani National Park
TripuraClouded Leopard National Park
Bison ( Rajbari) National Park
Uttar PradeshDudhwa National Park (Tiger, Sambar deerhog deer)
UttarakhandJim Corbett National Park (First national park in India (established in 1936 as Hailey National Park))
Gangotri National Park (Gaumukh Glacier)
Govind Pashu Vihar Rajaji National Park (Mainly known for elephants, tigers, leopards and several species of birds, reptiles and mammals.)
Valley of Flowers National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Nanda Devi National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site, UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve)
West BengalBuxa National Park
Neora Valley National Park
Gorumara National Park (The park is rich in large herbivores including Indian rhinoceros, gaur, Asian elephant, sloth bear, chital, and sambar deer)
Singalila National Park
Jaldapara National Park (Indian rhinoceros)
Sunderbans National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Some Essential Information
Special FeaturesName of the Tiger ReserveLocation
Largest/ Biggest tiger reserve in IndiaNagarjunsagar-SrisailamState: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana District: Kurnool, Guntur, Prakasam, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda
Smallest tiger reserve in IndiaBor  State: Maharashtra District: Wardha
First tiger reserve in indiaJim Corbett (established in 1936)State: Uttarakhand District: Nainital

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