Complete List of National Parks in India

National Parks are the protected forest areas that have ecological, zoological, biodiversity and other importance. The National Parks in India are the protected areas under the IUCN’s Category II protected area.

What is a National Park

An 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 under the conditions given in CHAPTER IV, WPA 1972.

The first National Park in India, Hailey National Park was established in 1936. Currently, it is known as Jim Corbett National Park which is present in Uttarakhand.

As of now (May 2019), there are a total of 104 National Parks in India.

Complete List of National Parks in India

Following is the complete list of National Parks in India. This list is useful for the SSC, State PSC/PCS, and UPSC aspirants.

S. No.StateNational Park/Protected AreaYearArea (km2)
1Andaman & Nicobar IslandsCampbell Bay NP1992426.23
2Andaman & Nicobar IslandsGalathea Bay NP1992110
3Andaman & Nicobar IslandsMahatama Gandhi Marine (Wandoor) NP1983281.5
4Andaman & Nicobar IslandsMiddle Button Island NP19870.44
5Andaman & Nicobar IslandsMount Harriett NP198746.62
6Andaman & Nicobar IslandsNorth Button Island NP19870.44
7Andaman & Nicobar IslandsRani Jhansi Marine NP1996256.14
8Andaman & Nicobar IslandsSaddle Peak NP198732.54
9Andaman & Nicobar IslandsSouth Button Island NP19870.03
10Andhra PradeshPapikonda NP20081012.86
11Andhra PradeshRajiv Gandhi (Rameswaram) NP20052.4
12Andhra PradeshSri Venkateswara NP1989353.62
13Arunachal PradeshMouling NP1986483
14Arunachal PradeshNamdapha NP19831807.82
15AssamDibru-Saikhowa NP1999340
16AssamKaziranga NP1974858.98
17AssamManas NP1990500
18AssamNameri NP1998200
19AssamRajiv Gandhi Orang NP199978.81
20BiharValmiki NP1989335.65
21ChhattisgarhGuru Ghasidas (Sanjay) NP19811440.705
22ChhattisgarhIndravati (Kutru) NP19821258.37
23ChhattisgarhKanger Valley NP1982200
24GoaMollem NP1992107
25GujaratVansda NP197923.99
26GujaratBlackbuck (Velavadar) NP197634.53
27GujaratGir NP1975258.71
28GujaratMarine (Gulf of Kachchh) NP1982162.89
29HaryanaKalesar NP200346.82
30HaryanaSultanpur NP19891.43
31Himachal PradeshGreat Himalayan NP1984754.4
32Himachal PradeshInderkilla NP2010104
33Himachal PradeshKhirganga NP2010710
34Himachal PradeshPin Valley NP1987675
35Himachal PradeshSimbalbara NP201027.88
36Jammu & KashmirCity Forest (Salim Ali) NP19929
37Jammu & KashmirDachigam NP1981141
38Jammu & KashmirHemis NP19813350
39Jammu & KashmirKishtwar NP1981425
40JharkhandBetla NP1986226.33
41KarnatakaAnshi NP1987417.34
42KarnatakaBandipur NP1974874.2
43KarnatakaBannerghatta NP1974260.51
44KarnatakaKudremukh NP1987600.32
45KarnatakaNagarahole (Rajiv Gandhi) NP1988643.39
46KeralaAnamudi Shola NP20037.5
47KeralaEravikulam NP197897
48KeralaMathikettan Shola NP200312.82
49KeralaPambadum Shola NP20031.318
50KeralaPeriyar NP1982350
51KeralaSilent Valley NP198489.52
52Madhya PradeshBandhavgarh NP1968448.85
53Madhya PradeshDinosaur Fossils NP20110.8974
54Madhya PradeshFossil NP19830.27
55Madhya PradeshIndira Priyadarshini Pench NP1975292.85
56Madhya PradeshKanha NP1955940
57Madhya PradeshMadhav NP1959375.22
58Madhya PradeshPanna NP1981542.67
59Madhya PradeshSanjay NP1981466.88
60Madhya PradeshSatpura NP1981585.17
61Madhya PradeshVan Vihar NP19794.45
62MaharashtraChandoli NP2004317.67
63MaharashtraGugamal NP1975361.28
64MaharashtraNawegaon NP1975133.88
65MaharashtraPench (Jawaharlal Nehru) NP1975257.26
66MaharashtraSanjay Gandhi (Borivilli) NP198386.96
67MaharashtraTadoba NP1955116.55
68ManipurKeibul-Lamjao NP197740
69MeghalayaBalphakram NP1985220
70MeghalayaNokrek Ridge NP198647.48
71MizoramMurlen NP1991100
72MizoramPhawngpui Blue Mountain NP199250
73NagalandIntanki NP1993202.02
74OdishaBhitarkanika NP1988145
75OdishaSimlipal NP1980845.7
76RajasthanDesert NP19923162
77RajasthanKeoladeo Ghana NP198128.73
78RajasthanMukundra Hills NP2006200.54
79RajasthanRanthambhore NP1980282
80RajasthanSariska NP1992273.8
81SikkimKhangchendzonga NP19771784
82Tamil NaduGuindy NP19762.82
83Tamil NaduGulf of Mannar Marine NP19806.23
84Tamil NaduIndira Gandhi (Annamalai) NP1989117.1
85Tamil NaduMudumalai NP1990103.23
86Tamil NaduMukurthi NP199078.46
87TelanganaKasu Brahmananda Reddy NP19941.43
88TelanganaMahaveer Harina Vanasthali NP199414.59
89TelanganaMrugavani NP19943.6
90TripuraClouded Leopard NP20075.08
91TripuraBison (Rajbari) NP200731.63
92Uttar PradeshDudhwa NP1977490
93UttarakhandCorbett NP1936520.82
94UttarakhandGangotri NP19892390.02
95UttarakhandGovind NP1990472.08
96UttarakhandNanda Devi NP1982624.6
97UttarakhandRajaji NP1983820
98UttarakhandValley of Flowers NP198287.5
99West BengalBuxa NP1992117.1
100West BengalGorumara NP199279.45
101West BengalJaldapara NP2014216.51
102West BengalNeora Valley NP1986159.89
103West BengalSingalila NP198678.6
104West BengalSunderban NP19841330.1

Source: National Wildlife Database, Wildlife Institute of India

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