Establish in 1936 as a India’s first national park, named after a great hunter and conserver, Jim Corbett. It is located at an altitude of 600 to 1100 metres and the foothills of the western Himalayas. The area of the park is about 920 sq km. from which 10 per cent of the area consists of grasslands. Ramganga River is running broadly west by south west.
Jim Corbett Natinal Park is the house of tigers. Everyone come here to see mainly tigers. The park is thickly forested with Sal, Sishu and number of variety of plants and grass. It is also the home of leopards, elephants ,sloth bear, Himalayan black bear, dhole, jackal, yellow throated marten, black naped hare and many other animals. There is an opportunity to watch of about over 580 species of birds in this park. The Indian python, viper, cobra, krait and king cobra are also inhabitant of the Corbett National Park. There is also 25 reptile species in this park.
Wild Life Safari : Canter Safari/Jeep Safari/Elephant Safari/Horse Safari. Advance bookings and permissions can be done from the forest officer to enter the park.
Best Time to Visit: From 15 Nov. to 15 June the forest is open for tourists. During monsoons the jungle is closed because most of the roads of jim corbett get washed away.
How To Go:
By Rail: The nearest railway station is ramnagar from Corbett National Park, which is about 12 km from the Park.
By Air: The nearest domestic airport is Phoolbagh, Pantnagar which is 50 kms away from Corbett National Park. The nearest International Airport is Delhi which is 295 kms away from Corbett National Park.
By Road: Ramnagar is the closest town to Corbett National Park. By road ramnagar is well connected to Ranikhet, New Delhi, Dehradun, Lucknow, Nainital and Haridwar.
Map Of Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand :