Some important Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks in India

The number of national parks and sanctuaries has increased from 33 in 1952 to a total of 251 by the end of December 1985 which covers 2- 31/2 of the total geographical area and 10% of the total forest areas of the country.

Some Important Indian National Parks and Sanctuaries

Andaman and Nicobar Islands :

1. Narocondam Sanctuary (Bay of Bengal)

2. Middle Button Island National Park

3. North Button Island National Park

4. South Button Island National Park (Andaman)

5. South Sentinel Island Sanctuary (Bay of Bengal)

6. Barren Island Sanctuary (Bay of Bengal)

7. Saddle Peak National Park (Andaman)

8. North Reef Island Sanctuary

Andhra Pradesh :

1. Majira Sanctuary

2. Kawal Sanctuary

3. Papikonda Sanctuary (East and West Godavari)

4. Kolleru Sanctuary

5. Pakhal Sanctuary

6. Lanjamadugu Sanctuary

7. Coringa Sanctuary

8. Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Sanctuary

9. Kinnersani

10. Neelapattu Santuary (Nellore)

11. Etumagarm Sanctuary (Warangal)

Arunachal Pradesh :

1. Mehao Sanctuary

2. Namdapha National Park

3. Moiling National Park

4. Itanagar Sanctuary

5. Lali Sanctuary

6. Pakhui Sanctuary

Assam (Asom) :

1. Kaziranga National Park

2. Manas-National Park

3. Barnadi Sanctuary

4. Garampani Sanctuary

Jharkhand/Bihar :

1. Palamau National Park (Daltonganj)

2. Dalma Sanctuary

3. Hazaribagh Sanctuary

4. Nakti Dam Sanctuary

5. Rajaji Sanctuary

6. Bhimbandh

Delhi :

1. Indira Priyadarshini Sanctuary

Goa :

1. Cotigo Sanctuary

2. Bhagwan Mahavir National Park

3. Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary

4. Bondla Sanctuary

Gujarat :

1. Gir National Park

2. Bansda National Park (Ahmedabad)

3. Nalsarovar Sanctuary Park (Jamnagar)

4. Marine National Park (Jamnagar)

5. Shoolpaneshwar Sanctuary

6. Velavadar National Park (Bhavnagar)

7. Baroda Sanctuary

8. Jessore Sanctuary

9. Dharamgadhra Sanctuary

Haryana :

1. Chotala Sanctuary

2. Bhindawas Sanctuary

3. Sultanpur Sanctuary

Himachal Pradesh :

1. Chail Sanctuary

2. Great Himalayan National Park

3. Lippa Asrang Sanctuary

4. Govind Sagar Sanctuary

5. Harike Lake Sanctuary

Jammu and Kashmir :

1. Salim Ali National Park

2. Dachigam National Park (Srinagar)

3. Hemis High Altitude National Park (Srinagar)

4. Kishtwar National Park

5. Karakoram Sanctuary

6. Gulmarg Sanctuary

7. Nandini Sanctuary

Karnataka :

1. Kudremukh National Park

2. Bannerghatta National Park

3. Balphakram National Park

4. Anshi National Park

5. Bandipur National Park (Mysore)

6. Nagarahole National Park

7. Cauvery Sanctuary

8. Pushpagiri Sanctuary

9. Ranganathittu Sanctuary (Mysore)

10. Sharavathi Valley Sanctuary

11. Nongkyllem Sanctuary

12. Shettihalli Sanctuary

Kerala :

1. Silent Valley National Park (Palghat)

2. Periyar National Park (Idukki)

3. Eravikulam National Park (Idukki)

4. Nayyer Sanctuary

5. Idukki Sanctuary (Idukki)

6. Parambikulam Sanctuary

7. Peppara Sanctuary

Maharashtra :

1. Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Bombay)

2. Pench National Park (Nagpur)

3. Nawegaon National Park (Bandara)

4. Jadoda National Park (Chandrapura)

5. Chandoli Sanctuary

6. Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary

7. Chaprala Sanctuary

8. Bar Sanctuary

9. Koyna Sanctuary

10. Tansa Sanctuary

Manipur :

1. Siroy National Park

2. Keibul Lamjao National Park

Meghalaya :

1. Baghmara Sanctuary

2. Nokrek National Park

3. Siju Sanctuary

4. Balphakram

5. Nongkhllem Sanctuary

Mizoram :

1. Dampa Sanctuary

Madhya Pradesh :

1. Fossil National Park

2. Bandhavgarh National Park

3. Indravati National Park

4. Kanger Ghati National Park

5. Kanha National Park

6. Panna National Park

7. Sanjay National Park

8. Madhav National Park

9. Pench National Park

10. Satpura National Park

11. Gandhi Nagar Sanctuary

12. Bhairamgarh Sanctuary

13. Ghatigaon-Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary

14. Karera-Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary

15. Singhori Sanctuary

16. Van Vihar National Park (Bhopal)

17. Bagdara Sancturay

18. National Chambal Sanctuary

19. Tamor Pingla Sanctuary

20. Uanti Sanctuary

Nagaland :

1. Pulebatze Sanctuary

2. Fakim Sanctuary

3. Intanki Sanctuary

Odisha :

1. Simlipal National Park

2. Lakhari Valley Sanctuary

3. Baisipalli (Mahanadi) Sanctuary

4. Balukhand Sanctuary

5. Debrigarh Sanctuary

6. Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary

Punjab :

1. Abohar Sanctuary

2. Bir Moti Bagh Sanctuary

3. Bir Bunnerheri Sanctuary

4. Bir Gurhialpura Sanctuary

5. Bandli Sanctuary

6. Manali Sanctuary

7. Pin Valley National Park

Rajasthan :

1. Desert National Park

2. Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur)

3. Ranthambore National Park

4. Sariska National Park (Alwar)

5. Mount Abu Sanctuary

6. Jawahar Sagar Sanctuary

7. National Gharial Sanctuary

8. Sariksha Sanctuary (Alwar)

9. Ramgarh Sanctuary

10. Van Vihar Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu :

1. Guindy National Park (Chennai)

2. Marine National Park (Gulf of Mannar)

3. Kalakad Sanctuary

4. Anamalai Sanctuary

5. Mudumalai Sanctuary (Nilgiris)

6. Pulicat Sanctuary

Tripura :

1. Gumti Sanctuary

2. Trishna Sanctuary

3. Roa Sanctuary

4. Sepahijala Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand :

1. Jim Corbett National Park

2. Binsar Sanctuary

3. Dudhwa National Park (Lakhimpur)

4. Valley of Flowers National Park (Chamoli)

5. Hastinapur Sanctuary

6. Kedarnath Sanctuary

7. Nanda Devi National Park (Chamoli)

8. Rajaji National Park

9. Chandraprabha Sanctuary (Varanasi)

10. National Chambal Sanctuary

West Bengal :

Neora Valley National Park

Gorumara Sanctuary

Singhalila National Park

Ballarpur Sanctuary

Sunderban National Park

Jaldapara Sanctuary

Narendrapur Sanctuary

Senchal Sanctuary