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List of Important National Parks in Uttarakhand

Top National Parks in Uttarakhand for GK

Important National Parks in Uttarkhand. How many national parks are in Uttarakhand? There are top 6 National Parks in this state. Below are the names with small descriptions of national parks in Uttarakhand.

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 general public or the preservation of wildlife under sec.35. or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66.

See All National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of India State wise

Uttarakhand is a beautiful state of India, with amazing landscape, mountain and hills. There are many famous national parks are situated here like CorbettGangotri national parks. Here the famous and important parks are listed. These are very important as a general knowledge for various jobs examination like railway, SSC, CGL and banking. So we need to remember these national parks.

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 famous parks in India. It is famous for large number of tigers. Nanda Devi National Park is situated in highest altitude among all the national parks in India and it is surrounded by seven peaks. It is the paradise for the nature lovers.