10 National Parks And Wildlife Sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu

Situated in the Anamalai Hills of the Western Ghats it is primarily a sanctuary for the preservation of tigers and has variety of fauna and flora that attract tourists from all over

Anamalai Tiger Reserve

Spread over an area of 2.70 sq.km it is an idyllic spot to spend a day in the shades of varied species of trees, watching animals and home to a wide variety of flora and fauna

Guindy National Park

Spread across an area of 560 sq.km, it includes estuaries, beaches, coral reefs, mangroves and mudflats that make this region amazingly beautiful

Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park

Nestled in the serene shades of the majestic Western Ghats it is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Tamil Nadu and is spread across an area of 895 sq. km

Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site spread across an area of 78.46 sq.km located in the Nilgiri plateau and is one of the most visited national parks in Tamil Nadu

Mukurthi National Park

It is one of the newest wildlife sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu notified on Feb 4, 2015. It is known for its 29 mountain peaks, including Sivagiri Mala, which is 1,748 m tall

Nellai Wildlife Sanctuary

The main focus of the sanctuary is the protection and conservation of the black antelopes, an endangered species found in the region

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

It was established in 1988 to protect the near-threatened grizzled giant squirrel and is also known as Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary

Srivilliputhur Sanctuary

The park is home to many endangered species like Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, Gaur, Indian leopard. Around 8% of the total bird species in India can be found in the region

The Mudumalai National Park

It is located on an isolated hillock in Vallanadu Village of Srivaikundam Taluk and is spread over an area of 16.41 sq. km and was created to protect blackbuck antelope

Vallanadu Sanctuary

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