National Parks in India [Complete List 2024]

India established its first national park in 1936 – the Hailey National Park (it was later renamed as Corbett NP) to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. By 1970, the number grew to 65 national parks and sanctuaries. Post Wildlife Protection Act of 1972, many new national parks came into existence and today India has 106 national parks covering an area of approximately 51507 sq km.

Important Facts

  • The largest number of National Parks among all states and UTs is in Madhya Pradesh (11). Among states, though Rajasthan has only 5, yet it has largest area under National Parks 342239 sq. km. This includes second largest national park of India that is Desert National Park.
  • Among states, Punjab as of 2024, has no National Park.
  • Among UTs, Andaman and Nicobar has 9 National Parks, Jammu & Kashmir has 4, Ladakh has 1 while there are no national parks in Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Puducherry.
S. No.National ParkYear EstablishedArea (km²)
 Andaman & Nicobar Islands
1Campbell Bay National Park1992426
2Galathea Bay National Park1992110
3Mahatma Gandhi Marine (Wandoor) National Park198328
4Middle Button Island National Park19870.44
5Mount Harriett National Park198747
6North Button Island National Park19870.44
7Rani Jhansi Marine National Park1996256
8Saddle Peak National Park198733
9South Button Island National Park19870.03
 Andhra Pradesh  
10Papikonda National Park20081013
11Rajiv Gandhi (Rameswaram) National Park20052.4
12Sri Venkateswara National Park1989354
Arunachal Pradesh
13Mouling National Park1986483
14Namdapha National Park19831808
15Dibru-Saikhowa National Park1999340
16Dihing Patkai National Park2021234
17Kaziranga National Park1974859
18Manas National Park1990500
19Nameri National Park1998200
20Raimona National Park2021422
21Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park199979
22Valmiki National Park1989336
23Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park19811440
24Indravati (Kutru) National Park19821258
25Kanger Valley National Park1982200
26Mollem National Park1992107
27Blackbuck (Velavadar) National Park197635
28Gir National Park1975259
29Marine (Gulf of Kachchh) National Park1982163
30Vansda National Park197924
31Kalesar National Park200347
32Sultanpur National Park19891.4
 Himachal Pradesh  
33Great Himalayan National Park1984754
34Inderkilla National Park2010104
35Khirganga National Park2010710
36Pin Valley National Park1987675
37Simbalbara National Park201029
38Betla National Park1986226
39Anshi National Park1987417
40Bandipur National Park1974874
41Bannerghatta National Park197426
42Kudremukh National Park1987600
43Nagarhole (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park1988643
44Anamudi Shola National Park20037.5
45Eravikulam National Park197897
46Mathikettan Shola National Park200313
47Pambadum Shola National Park20031.3
48Periyar National Park1982350
49Silent Valley National Park198489
 Madhya Pradesh  
50Bandhavgarh National Park1968449
51Dinosaur Fossils National Park20110.9
52Gughwa Fossil National Park19830.3
53Indira Priyadarshini Pench National Park1975293
54Kanha National Park1955940
55Kuno National Park2018748
56Madhav National Park1959375
57Panna National Park1981543
58Sanjay National Park1981467
59Satpura National Park1981585
60Van Vihar National Park19794.5
61Chandoli National Park2004318
62Gugamal National Park1975361
63Nawegaon National Park1975134
64Pench (Jawaharlal Nehru) National Park1975257
65Sanjay Gandhi (Borivilli) National Park198387
66Tadoba National Park1955117
67Keibul-Lamjao National Park (in Loktak Lake)197740
68Shiroi (Shirui) National Park1982100
69Balphakram National Park1985220
70Nokrek Ridge National Park198648
71Murlen National Park1991100
72Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park199250
73Intanki National Park1993202
74Bhitarkanika National Park1988145
75Simlipal National Park1980846
76Desert National Park19923162
77Keoladeo Ghana National Park198129
78Mukundra Hills National Park2006200
79Ranthambore National Park1980282
80Sariska National Park1992274
81Khangchendzonga National Park19771784
 Tamil Nadu  
82Guindy National Park19762.8
83Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park19806.2
84Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park1989117
85Mudumalai National Park1990103
86Mukurthi National Park199078
87Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park19941.4
88Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali National Park199414.6
89Mrugavani National Park19943.6
90Bison (Rajbari) National Park200731.6
91Clouded Leopard National Park20075
 Jammu & Kashmir  
92City Forest (Salim Ali) National Park19929
93Dachigam National Park1981141
94Kazinag National Park200091
95Kishtwar National Park1981425
96Hemis National Park19813350
 Uttar Pradesh  
97Dudhwa National Park1977490
98Gangotri National Park19892390
99Govind National Park1990472
100Jim Corbett National Park1936521
101Nanda Devi National Park1982625
102Rajaji National Park1983820
103Valley of Flowers National Park198288
 West Bengal  
104Buxa National Park1992117
105Gorumara National Park199279
106Jaldapara National Park2014217
107Neora Valley National Park1986160
108Singalila National Park198679
109Sunderban National Park19841330

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