Do You Know How Many National Park are In Rajasthan

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There are five national parks in Rajasthan, each boasting unique landscapes and diverse wildlife. Let’s explore them:

  1. Ranthambore National Park: Home to the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger, Ranthambore is one of the largest and most renowned national parks in India. Encompassing rugged hills, dense forests, and open grasslands, it’s a haven for tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and over 300 species of birds.
  2. Keoladeo National Park: Formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, this park is a paradise for birdwatchers. It’s home to over 360 species of birds, including migratory Siberian Cranes, painted storks, and darters. The park’s vast wetlands, dotted with marshes and woodlands, create a picturesque mosaic for birdlife to thrive.
  3. Desert National Park: Embracing the Thar Desert’s stark beauty, this park is a land of undulating sand dunes, rugged rocky outcrops, and acacia scrublands. It’s a refuge for endangered desert wildlife like the Great Indian Bustard, blackbuck antelope, and desert foxes. The park also boasts fossils dating back millions of years, offering a glimpse into Rajasthan’s prehistoric past.
  4. Sariska National Park: Nestled amidst the Aravalli hills, Sariska is known for its vibrant Tiger Reserve. Once the hunting ground of Maharajas, the park now shelters tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and a variety of deer species. The park’s ruins of ancient temples and forts add a touch of historical charm to its natural splendor.
  5. Mukundra Hills National Park: This park is a treasure trove of biodiversity, encompassing diverse habitats like dry deciduous forests, grasslands, and rocky ravines. It’s a haven for tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and over 200 species of birds. The park is also home to the endangered red-headed vulture and the elusive Indian pangolin.

These five national parks showcase Rajasthan’s rich natural heritage and commitment to conservation. They offer something for everyone, from wildlife enthusiasts to photographers to history buffs. So, pack your bags, grab your binoculars, and embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Rajasthan’s wild beauty!

These five national parks cover 3,947.07 square kilometers, which is 1.15% of Rajasthan’s geographical area. 

Rajasthan also has 25 wildlife sanctuaries

S.NoName of Wild Life SanctuaryDistrictArea(Sq.km.)
1Bandh Baratha WL SanctuaryBharatpur199.24
2Bassi WL SanctuaryChittorgarh138.69
3Bhensrodgarh WL SanctuaryChittorgarh201.4
4Darrah Game SanctuaryKota, Jhalawar239.76
5Desert WL SanctuaryBarmer, Jaisalmer3,162.00
6Fulwari ki Nal WL SanctuaryUdaipur511.41
7Jaisamand WL SanctuaryUdaipur52.34
8Jamwa Ramgarh WL SanctuaryJaipur300
9Jawahar Sagar WL SanctuaryKota,Bundi,Chittorgarh220.09
10Keladevi WL SanctuaryKaroli,Sawai Madhopur676.82
11Kesarbagh WL SanctuaryDholpur14.76
12Kumbalgarh WL SanctuaryUdaipur,Rajsamand,Pali610.53
13Mount Abu WL SanctuarySirohi326.1
14Nahargarh WL SanctuaryJaipur52.4
15National Chambal WL SanctuaryKota, S.Madhopur, Bundi, Dholpur, Karauli280
16Ramgarh Vishdhari WL SanctuaryBundi307
17Ramsagar WL SanctuaryDholpur34.4
18Sajjangarh WL SanctuaryUdaipur5.19
19Sariska WL SanctuaryAlwar492.29
19 (A)Sariska  ‘A’ WL SanctuaryAlwar3.01
20Sawai Manshingh WL SanctuarySawai Madhopur113.07
21Shergarh WL SanctuaryBaran81.67
22Sitamata WL SanctuaryChittorgarh,Udaipur422.94
23Tal Chappar WL SanctuaryChuru7.19
24Todagarh Rawali WLSanctuaryAjmer,Pali,Rajsamand475.24
25Van Vihar WL SanctuaryDholpur25.6
26Sawai Madhopur SanctuarySawai Madhopur131.3

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