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List of National Park in India & National Parks Famous for & National Parks Founded & States,National parks in India are protected areas. India's first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. By 1970, India only had five national parks. In 1972, India enacted the Wildlife Protection Act and Project Tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species. According to the Ministry of Environment & Forests in India, a national park is area, whether within a sanctuary or not, can be notified by the state government to be constituted as a National Park, by reason of its ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological, or zoological association or importance, needed to for the purpose of protecting & propagating or developing wildlife therein or its environment. No human activity is permitted inside the national park except for the ones permitted by the Chief Wildlife Warden of the state Name State Name State Established Area (in km2) Notability Anamudi Shola National Park Kerala 2003 7.50 Anshi National Park Karnataka 1987 417.34 The great Indian hornbill, tiger, leopard, black panther, bear, elephant, deer Balphakram National Park Meghalaya 1986 220 Wild water buffalo, red panda, elephant and eight cat species, including the tiger and marbled cat Bandhavgarh National Park Madhya Pradesh 1968 446 1336 species of endemic plants Bandipur National Park Karnataka 1974 874.20 Chital, Bengal tiger, gray langurs, Indian giant squirrel, gaur, leopard, sambar deer, Indian elephants, honey buzzard, red-headed vulture Bannerghatta National Park Karnataka 1986 104.3 Tiger, sloth bear, peacock, elephant, sambar deer, mouse deer Betla National Park Jharkhand 1986 1135 tiger, Indian bison, elephant, hyenas, monkey,Leopard Bhitarkanika National Park Odisha 1988 145 Mangroves, saltwater crocodile, white crocodile, Indian python, black ibis, wild pigs, rhesus monkeys, olive ridley sea turtle, chital Bison (Rajbari) National Park Tripura 2007 31.63 Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar Gujarat 1976 34.08 Hunting cheetahs, Blackbuck Lodge, the endangered Indian grey wolf, the nocturnal striped hyena, Indian fox, golden jackal, jungle cat and many small mammals like hare, gerbil, field mice, mongoose and hedgehog. Buxa Tiger Reserve West Bengal 1992 760 Campbell Bay National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1992 426.23 Chandoli National Park Maharashtra 2004 317.67 Clouded Leopard National Park Tripura 2003 5.08 Dachigam National Park Jammu and Kashmir 1981 141 Only area where Kashmir stag is found[2] Desert National Park Rajasthan 1980 3162 Greatest attraction of the park is a bird called the great Indian bustard, an endangered species found only in India Dibru-Saikhowa National Park Assam 1999 340 Feral horse Dudhwa National Park Uttar Pradesh 1977 490.29 Tiger, Sambar deer, hog deer Eravikulam National Park Kerala 1978 97 Galathea National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1992 110 Gangotri National Park Uttarakhand 1989 2390 Gir Forest National Park Gujarat 1965 1412 Asiatic lion Gorumara National Park West Bengal 1994 79.45 Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary Uttarakhand 1990 472.08 Great Himalayan National Park Himachal Pradesh 1984 754.40 UNESCO World Heritage Site Gugamal National Park Maharashtra 1987 361.28 Guindy National Park Tamil Nadu 1976 2.82 Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park Tamil Nadu 1980 6.23 Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park Chhattisgarh 1981 1440.71 Hemis National Park Jammu and Kashmir 1981 4400 Largest National park in India Inderkilla National Park Himachal Pradesh 2010 104 Indra Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park Tamil Nadu 1989 117.10 Indravati National Park Chhattisgarh 1981 1258.37 Wild Asian buffalo, tiger reserve, hill mynas Jaldapara National Park West Bengal 2012 216 Indian rhinoceros Jim Corbett National Park Uttarakhand 1936 1318.5 First national park in India (established in 1936 as Hailey National Park) Kalesar National Park Haryana 2003 100.88 Kanha National Park Madhya Pradesh 1955 940 Kanger Ghati National Park Chhattisgarh 1982 200 Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park Telangana 1994 1.42 Kaziranga National Park Assam 1974 858.98 Highest known tiger density in the world, Indian rhinoceros, UNESCO World Heritage Site Keibul Lamjao National Park Manipur 1977 40 Only floating park in the world Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan 1981 28.73 UNESCO World Heritage Site Khangchendzonga National Park Sikkim 1977 1784 UNESCO World Heritage Site Khirganga National Park Himachal Pradesh 2010 710 Kishtwar National Park Jammu and Kashmir 1981 400 Kudremukh National Park Karnataka 1987 600.32 Kuno National Park Madhya Pradesh 2018 748.76 Asiatic Lion Reintroduction Project Madhav National Park Madhya Pradesh 1959 375.22 Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1983 281.50 Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park Telangana 1994 14.59 Manas National Park A

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