The Jim Corbett National Park is one of the most popular wildlife reserves in India and is an ideal place to be for lovers of nature and wildlife. It is located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is spread over an area of 1288 square kilometers and was formerly known as the Hailey National Park. The national park was later renamed as the Jim Corbett National Park as a tribute to famous hunter and naturalist Jim Corbett. The Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest national parks in India and hundreds of tourists and nature lovers come here to witness the scenic beauty.
The Jim Corbett National Park is located on the foothills of the lower Himalayas in the Nainital district. A wide variety of flora and fauna is found in the national park. The main goal of the wildlife reserve is the Project Tiger to conserve the Royal Bengal Tiger.
The Jim Corbett National Park consists of sprawling vegetation has gentle and rugged landscape as well as mountainous, wet and dry, forests and grasslands. It is home to around 488 species flora and 585 species of fauna. Notable species of animals include tigers, leopards, panthers, Himalayan Palm Civets, elephants, fishing cats, mongoose, porcupine, otters, deer and lots more. The rivers and lakes are ideal habitat for gharials and Indian crocodiles.
Easy lodging facilities are available in Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. There are lodges and wildlife resorts in the area where you can book a room. You can also enjoy elephant safari in the national park.
Corbett National Park can be easily reached. The nearest railway station is located in Ramnagar. One can also come to the place from Delhi, Lucknow and Moradabad by roadways. The nearest airport is located in Pantnagar.