Kanger Ghati National Park is located in Jagdalpur district of Indian state Chhattisgarh. The National Park is named after the Kanger river flowing through the park.This park is also declared as a biosphere reserve.It is famous for waterfalls and subterranean geomorphologic limestone caves. This national park is a biodiversity hotspot in Central India.
Flagship animals of National Park: Blind and albinic cave fishes, endemic Bastar Jungle Myna.Notified area of National Park: 200 sq km
Best time to visit the National Park is from October to May.
FloraThe vegetation of the park is of mixed moist deciduous forest type with sal, teak and bamboo trees as dominant tree species. In the limit of the national park, a total of 553 species of plants are recorded.
Mammal49 species of mammals including Royal Bengal tigers, leopards, striped hyena, wild cat, chital, sambar, barking deer, jackals, sloth bear, flying squirrel, wild boar, mouse deer etc.
Birds144 species of birds. Bastar Jungle Myna is endemic to this park.
Fish fauna59 species of fish. Many varieties of cave fishes are endemic to this national park.
Approach Kanger Ghati National Park
Nearest Airport: Raipur (330 km)
Nearest Railway Station: Jagdalpur (27 km)
Nearest town: Jagdalpur (27 km)