Wildlife Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh

Wildlife Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful state. It has situated in the lap of north-western Himalaya having beautiful landscape, green forest, rivers, lakes and eternal snow. State has rich flora and fauna. Flora and fauna of Himachal Pradesh is very diverse and unique. There are 32 Wildlife Sanctuary and 5 National Parks in Himachal Pradesh.

Wildlife Sanctuaries :

Wildlife sanctuary is established under section 18-26 of wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 . General public legally restrained from destroying, exploiting or removing any wildlife from the sanctuary, or destroying or damaging the habitat of any wild animal, or depriving any wild animal of its habitat in the sanctuary.

Profit of Wildlife Sanctuaries :

Wildlife Sanctuaries, Conservation Reserves and National Parks  provide a very good opportunity to the visitor to enjoy and experience the wilderness of the state. 

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh :

Wildlife SanctuaryDistrictEstablishment
Year
1. BandliMandi1962
2. NarguMandi1962
3. Shikari DeviMandi1962
4. ChailSolan1976
5. DarlaghatSolan1962
6. MajhathalSolan1962
7. ShilliSolan1963
8. ChuddharSirmaur1985
9. RenukaSirmaur1964
10. DaranghatiShimla1962
11. Shimla Water CatchmentShimla1958
12. TalraShimla1962
13. Govind SagarBilaspur1962
14. Naina DeviBilaspur1962
15. GangulChamba1949
16. KugatiChamba1962
17. Sechu Tuan NalaChamba1962
18. TundahChamba1962
19. KayasKullu1954
20. Kalatop KhajiyaarChamba1949
21. KanavarKullu1954
22. KhokhanKullu1954
23. ManaliKullu1954
24. DhauladharKangra1994
25. SainjKullu1994
26. KibbarLahaul-Spiti1992
27. TirthanKullu1976
28. Pong LakeKangra1983
29. Rupi BhabhaKinnaur1982
30. RakchhamKinnaur1962
31. Lippa AsrangKinnaur1962
32. ChandrtalLahaul-Spiti2007

National Parks in Himachal Pradesh :

There are five National Parks in Himachal Pradesh.

Great Himalayan National ParkKullu
Pin Valley National ParkLahaul & Spiti
Inderkilla National ParkKullu
Khirganga National ParkKullu
Simbalbara National ParkSirmaur

Wildlife Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh

Read Also : History of Himachal Pradesh

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