Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is located in Nainital district and Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand and was named after Jim Corbett, a well-known hunter and naturalist. The park was the first to come under the Project Tiger initiative.
The park has sub-Himalayan belt geographical & ecological characteristics. An ecotourism destination, it contains 488 different species of plants and a diverse variety of fauna.



PC : Atanu Biswas

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