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Important National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir

List of National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir. What are the National Parks of Jammu & Kashmir? There are top 5 National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir.

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.

Particular animal or a number of animals, birds, reptiles etc. are preserved in the National park. In India. maximum states have a number of national parks, which are becoming the tourist spot now a days.

Jammu & Kashmir is one of the most disputed are between India and Pakistan. It is famous for beautiful landscape and rich culture and Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra. Now a days this state is becoming the favorite tourist place in the world. Large number of tourist attracted for its beautiful sight.

Top 5 National Park in Jammu and Kashmir

Sl No.NameEstablishedDistrictArea sq kmFamous For
1Hemis National Park1981Ladakh 4400Snow Leopard
2Dachigam National Park1981Srinagar 141Hangul
3Kishtwar  National Park1981Kishtwar 400Snow Cock, brown bear
4Kazinag National Park 1992Baramulla426Markhor
5Salim Ali National Park1986Srinagar 9.05Musk Deer

Hemis National Park is the largest national park in South Asia.

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