Bhagawan Mahaveer (Mollem) National Park is located in the Western Ghats hill range of Sanguem taluk of Goa India. The Mollem National Park is the core of Bhagawan Mahaveer (Mollem) Wildlife Sanctuary. National Highway 4A divides and the Mormugao – Londa railway line passes through this protected area. The national park is famous for waterfalls; Dudhsagar Falls, Devils Canyon, Tambdi Falls.
Flagship animal National Park: Black Leopard
Notified area of the National Park: 107 sq km
The National Park is designated in the year 1977.
Round the year tourists can visit the national park.
The vegetation is of West Coast semi-evergreen forests, West Coast tropical evergreen forests and moist deciduous forests types. The predominant tree species of the national parks are Dalbergia. Terminalia, Lagerstroemia, and Xylia.
Leopard (black), barking deer, common langur, civet, flying squirrel, gaur, mouse deer, pangolin, porcupine, slender loris, sambar, bonnet macaque, common langur, wild dog and wild boar etc.
Grey jungle fowl, ruby-throated yellow bulbul, shrikes, three-toed kingfisher, Sri Lanka frog mouth, wagtails, large green barbet, paradise, golden oriole, greater Indian hornbill, Indian black woodpecker, Malabar grey hornbill, Malabar pied hornbill, flycatcher, racket-tailed drongo etc.
Malabar tree nymph butterfly is endemic to this region. Other common butterflies are as follows; Common Mormon, common mime, blue Mormon, common Jezebel, plum Judy, common wanderer, crimson rose, lime butterfly, plain tiger, tailed jay and southern bird wing.
Apprach to Bhagawan Mahaveer (Mollem) National Park
Nearest Airpor: Dabolim airport (80 km)
Nearest Railway Station: Colem (6 km)
Road: Nearest town Mollem (57 km)