Dachigam is famous for Dachigam National Park which is located at a distance of 22 kms from Srinagar. The name means ‘ten villages’, as ten villages were relocated to make this park. This park is haven for number of species of flora and fauna. In this park one can often spot Thick-coated grey langur's, Himalayan black bears, and leopard cats. The avian population such as Black bulbuls, Cinaamon sparrows, Monal pheasant, Wood Peckers, Babblers etc. can be seen in abundance here. Upper meadows of the park are covered with blue poppy flowers and make the view more spectacular.