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Guru Ghasidas National Park

Location: Chhattisgarh

Main Wildlife Attractions: Tiger, leopard, Spotted deer, sambar deer,Civet, Porcupine, Monitor Lizard

Coverage Area: 466.66 sq.kms

Established: 1981

Best Time to Visit:November to June

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The Government of Chhattisgarh is trying its best to preserve the natural surroundings of these wildlife reserves and Parks in Chattisgarh to strike a healthy ecological system. Wildlife in Chhattisgarh provides you ample scope to study these predators in their natural surrounding in perfect sync with nature. Guru Ghasidas National Park is marked as one of the most unique of all the protected areas in Chhattisgarh. If you are considering a Tour to Chhattisgarh try to include this park in your travel itinerary.

Guru Ghasidas National Park is actually a part of the former Sanjay National Park. This separate park was formed when Chhattisgarh was bifurcated from Madhya Pradesh and formed a state in itself. 60% of the park is located in the Koriya district of Chhattisgarh. It is named after the reformist hero of the place Guru Ghasidas.

The vegetation of Guru Ghasidas National Park consist mainly of mixed deciduous forest with teak, sal and bamboo trees. The diverse vegetation of the region consists of a wide variety of mammal population. Tigers, Leopards, Chital, Nilgai, Chinkara, Jackals, Sambar, Four-horned Antelopes, Jungle Cat, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Monkey, Bison, Striped Hyena, Sloth Bear, Wild Dogs are some of the common species found in this region. It is also an ideal place to watch migratory birds. The best time to visit this place is during November to June.