Parks and Reserves in Haryana

Parks and Reserves in Haryana

Parks and Reserves in Haryana

The panoramic beauty of the picturesque state of Haryana is accentuated by its diverse flora and fauna. Here are some of the best things the state has to offer when it comes to parks and recreation.

Pictures of the best and beautiful parks in Haryana:

Let’s take a look at the top parks in Haryana.

1. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary:

The state’s best wildlife sanctuary is located on the Delhi-Jaipur highway. Founded by India’s legendary ornithologist Dr Salim Ali, the sanctuary is said to be home to many migratory birds that share space with birds that see it as their local habitat.

A swamp has been transformed into a body of water called Sultanpur Lake, where creatures such as fish and insects thrive during monsoons and floods. This attracts migratory birds from as far away as Europe and Siberia. Over time, the number of species has risen to about 100 regulars. Including:

  • darts,
  • egret,
  • shovel,
  • ruddy shell duck,
  • blue-green,
  • kingfisher,
  • bar-headed geese,
  • red frog,
  • snipe,
  • Minoyu crane and so on.

The park includes different types of fauna including a variety of mammals including

  • Black Barker,
  • Hedgehog
  • Indian Porcupine,
  • Leopard and
  • Four-horned antelope.

The best time to see the beautiful spectacle of birds is from November to March, and the pleasant winter atmosphere here is perfect for visiting birders and nature lovers. There are watchtowers, hideouts and museums for avid bird watchers who take their hobby seriously.

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2. Saraswati Wildlife Sanctuary:

Also known as Seonsar Forest, it is a sanctuary that includes parts of the Kurukshetra and Kaithal districts of Haryana.Densely wooded, a natural habitat

  • blue peacock,
  • red-brown tree pie,
  • Big Kukar,
  • Indian Grey Hornbill,
  • coppersmith barbet and
  • A group of naughty monkeys chatter.

It’s a great place to drive through the national highway without worrying about the beautiful views and sounds of nature.

3. Calesa National Park:

The Kalesar forest is covered in dense saar forests and adorns the foothills of the mighty Himalayas Sivalik range. It belongs to the Yamuna Nagar district of Haryana and shares borders with three adjoining states Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Due to this proximity, the place has good road and rail connections.

The place is rich in biodiversity, which is evident in the presence of numerous medicinal plants. There are many endangered mammals and reptiles here. It also hosts occasional tigers and elephants visiting from Rajaj National Park. They also provide shelter for 10-12 leopards in the reserve.

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4. Chandigarh Gardens:

Chandigarh is known for its beautifully planned gardens such as Smriti Upvan, Garden of Fragrance, Shanti Kunj, Sukhna Lake Gardens and Dr Zakir Hussain Rose Garden. They are home to thousands of rare aromatic flowering and medicinal plants. The Garden Festival is a highlight of the city.

The most unique rock garden in Chandigarh is made entirely from recycled industrial waste.

5. Pinjore Yadavindra Garden:

This picturesque garden was built by the Patiala rulers and designed by Nawab Fedayhan in the Mughal style. Since 2006, there has been a Pinjore festival every year, bringing together the best talent from all over the country.

6. Panchkula Cactus Garden:

It is the largest cactus garden in Asia, dedicated to growing more than 3500 varieties of rare species. The bonsai collection of succulents and non-succulents is also quite impressive.

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7. Zoo:

• Rohtak Zoo is a mini zoo in Haryana, home to many animals and takes wildlife conservation very seriously.

• Chandigarh Chatbill Zoo Lion Hunt and Royal Bengal Tigers are the pride of this Chandigarh Zoo.