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National Parks in India State Wise


A National Park is a protected area declared either by the Central or a state Government with the main aim to protect, propagate or develop the wildlife inside the area and preserve its environment by considering the floral, faunal and ecological importance of that area. Inside the national park, no human activity is allowed except in some cases for which permission of Chief Wildlife Warden of the state is required. By declaring and establishing National Parks, Wetland Sites, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Biosphere Reserves, Government is trying to conserve the nature as much as possible.



List of National Parks in India

The following sequence shows the list of National Parks in India. The National Parks are arranged from North to South.


    Sl. No. National Park Name Location
    1 Hemis National Park (largest) Ladakh
    2 Dachigam National Park Jammu and Kashmir
    3 Kishtwar National Park Jammu and Kashmir
    4 Salim Ali National Park Jammu and Kashmir
    5 Great Himalayan National Park Himachal Pradesh
    6 Pin Valley National Park Himachal Pradesh
    7 Khirganga National Park Himachal Pradesh
    8 Inderkilla National Park Himachal Pradesh
    9 Gangotri National Park Uttarakhand
    10 Rajaji National Park Uttarakhand
    11 Nanda Devi National Park Uttarakhand
    12 Corbett National Park Uttarakhand
    13 Govind National Park Uttarakhand
    14 Valley of Flowers National Park Uttarakhand
    15 Dudhwa National Park Uttar Pradesh
    16 Desert National Park Rajasthan
    17 Mukundra Hills National Park Rajasthan
    18 Sariska National Park Rajasthan
    19 Ranthambore National Park Rajasthan
    20 Keoladeo Ghana National Park Rajasthan
    21 Mouling National Park Arunachal Pradesh
    22 Namdapha National Park Arunachal Pradesh
    23 Khangchendzonga National Park Sikkim
    24 Manas National Park Assam
    25 Kaziranga National Park Assam
    26 Nameri National Park Assam
    27 Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park Assam
    28 Dibru-Saikhowa National Park Assam
    29 Sunderban National Park West Bengal
    30 Gorumara National Park West Bengal
    31 Buxa National Park West Bengal
    32 Neora Valley National Park West Bengal
    33 Jaldapara National Park West Bengal
    34 Valmiki National Park Bihar
    35 Bandhavgarh National Park Madhya Pradesh
    36 Kanha National Park Madhya Pradesh
    37 Madhav National Park Madhya Pradesh
    38 Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park Madhya Pradesh
    39 Satpura National Park Madhya Pradesh
    40 Sanjay National Park Madhya Pradesh
    41 Panna National Park Madhya Pradesh
    42 Intanki National Park Nagaland
    43 Nokrek Ridge National Park Meghalaya
    44 Balphakram National Park Meghalaya
    45 Keibul-Lamjao National Park Manipur
    46 Betla National Park Jharkhand
    47 Velavadar Blackbuck National Park Gujarat
    48 Vansda National Park Gujarat
    49 Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park Gujarat
    50 Gir National Park Gujarat
    51 Murlen National Park Mizoram
    52 Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park Mizoram
    53 Kanger Valley National Park Chhattisgarh
    54 Indravati National Park Chhattisgarh
    55 Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park Chhattisgarh
    56 Simlipal National Park Odisha
    57 Bhitarkanika National Park Odisha
    58 Jawaharlal Nehru Pench National Park Maharashtra
    59 Sanjay Gandhi National Park Maharashtra
    60 Gugamal National Park Maharashtra
    61 Chandoli National Park Maharashtra
    62 Tadoba National Park Maharashtra
    63 Navegaon National Park Maharashtra
    64 Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali National Park Telangana
    65 Mrugavani National Park Telangana
    66 Papikonda National Park Andhra Pradesh
    67 Sri Venkateswara National Park Andhra Pradesh
    68 Bandipur National Park Karnataka
    69 Bannerghatta National Park Karnataka
    70 Nagarahole National Park Karnataka
    71 Anshi National Park Karnataka
    72 Kudremukh National Park Karnataka
    73 Mollem National Park Goa
    74 Annamalai National Park Tamil Nadu
    75 Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park Tamil Nadu
    76 Mukurthi National Park Tamil Nadu
    77 Mudumalai National Park Tamil Nadu
    78 Periyar National Park Kerala
    79 Eravikulam National Park Kerala
    80 Silent Valley National Park Kerala
    81 Saddle Peak National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    82 Campbell Bay National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    83 Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    84 Galathea National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    85 Rani Jhansi Marine National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    86 Mount Harriet National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands

In addition to the above mentioned list of national parks in India, there exists some smaller national parks across the nation.