The Panna National Park is characterized by extensive plateaus and gorges. The geography of the forest can be broadly classified into three types: -the upper Talgaon Plateau, the middle Hinouta Plateau and the Ken valley. Moreover there the national park is dotted with undulating hills on the sides of the Ken river valley.
The Panna National Park is set among the Vidhyan hill ranges and is located on the northern part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The dry and hot climate of the place determines the type of vegetation of the forest. The miscellaneous dry deciduous forest is the common form of vegetation in the sanctuary along with patches of inter spread grasslands.
Other major vegetation type found in the park are Southern tropical dry deciduous dry teak ,Northern tropical dry deciduous mixed forest, Dry deciduous scrub forest, Boswellia forest, Dry bamboo brakes, Anogeissus pendula forest.
other than these open grasslands, open woodlands with tall grasses and thorny woodlands too are common. The types of trees that cover the forests are Dhawda, Tendu, Saja, Achar, Seja, Salai, Kullu, Aonla, Mahua, Bel and many more.
Moreover, the Panna National Park forms one of the important ecological section of the region. It forms the northern borderline of the natural distribution of teak and the eastern limits of teak-kardhai mixed forests. Truly, a green surprise in a wonderful Park !