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.
Uttarakhand is a beautiful state of India, with amazing landscape, mountain and hills. There are many famous national parks are situated here like Corbett, Gangotri 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.||Name||Established||District||Area sq km||Famous For|
|1||Jim Corbett National Park||1936||Nainital||521||Tiger|
|2||Gangotri National Park||1989||Uttarkashi||2400||Gangotri shrine|
|3||Nanda Devi National Park||1982||Chamoli||625||Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear|
|4||Govind National Park||1990||Uttarkashi||500||stepp golden black Eagle, bearded vulture|
|5||Valley of Flowers National Park||1982||Chamoli||90||Alpine flowers|
|6||Rajaji National Park||1983||Haridwar, Dehradun, Pauri Garhwal||830||Elephants|
» 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.