Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

A National Park is a place which is use for conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. It is also conserve for purposes of public recreation and enjoyment or because of its historical or scientific interest. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Biggest National Parks along with their establishment date, location (state) and area in kilometre square which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India
Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

A National Park is a place which is use for conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. It is also conserve for purposes of public recreation and enjoyment or because of its historical or scientific interest. Yellowstone National Park was the world’s first national park which was established through legislation signed by U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872.

Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

The list of top 10 Biggest National Parks are given below along with their establishment date, location (state) and area in kilometre square:

10. Indravati National Park  

Established: 1975

State (Location): Chhattisgarh

Area (km Square): 1,258.4

9. Jim Corbett National Park

Established: 1936

State (Location): Uttarakhand

Area (km Square): 1,318.5

Biosphere Reserves in India

8. Sundarbans National Park

Established: 1984

State (Location): West Bengal

Area (km Square): 1,330.1

7. Gir Forest National Park   

Established: 1965

State (Location): Gujarat

Area (km Square): 1,412.0

6. Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park

Established: 1981

State (Location): Chhattisgarh

Area (km Square): 1,440.7

Project Tiger Reserves of India

5. Khangchendzonga National Park        

State (Location): Sikkim

Area (km Square): 1,784.0

4. Namdapha National Park  

State (Location): Arunachal Pradesh

Area (km Square): 1,985.2

3. Gangotri National Park     

State (Location): Uttarakhand

Area (km Square): 2,390.0

2. Desert National Park         

Established: 1981

State (Location): Rajasthan

Area (km Square): 3,162.0

1. Hemis National Park

Established: 1981

State (Location): Jammu and Kashmir

Area (km Square): 4,400.0

Elephant Reserves of India

Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

Name of National Park (Rank)

Description

1. Hemis National Park

Established: 1981

State (Location): Jammu and Kashmir

Area ( km Square): 4,400.0

2. Desert National Park

Established: 1981

State (Location): Rajasthan

Area ( km Square): 3,162.0

3. Gangotri National Park

State (Location): Uttarakhand

Area ( km Square): 2,390.0

4. Namdapha National Park

State (Location): Arunachal Pradesh

Area ( km Square): 1,985.2

5. Khangchendzonga National Park

State (Location): Sikkim

Area ( km Square): 1,784.0

6. Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park

Established: 1981

State (Location): Chhattisgarh

Area ( km Square): 1,440.7

7. Gir Forest National Park

Established:

State (Location): Gujarat

Area ( km Square): 1,412.0

8. Sundarbans National Park

Established: 1984

State (Location): West Bengal

Area ( km Square): 1,330.1

9. Jim Corbett National Park

Established: 1936

State (Location): Uttarakhand

Area ( km Square): 1,318.5

10. Indravati National Park

Established: 1975

State (Location): Chhattisgarh

Area ( km Square): 1,258.4

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