Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1981. Its total area is 345 sq. km. Kuno Wildlife Sanctury which is also known as Palpur Wildlife Sanctury. Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Sheopur District of Madhya Pradesh. Principal Faunas such as Blue bull, chital, chinkra, Leopard, Tiger, Sambhar, Bear etc. are found here. Principal Floras such as Karghai, Gurjan, Bair, Roja, Khair, Ghot, Palash, Dhawada, Salai, Mahua, Tendu, Kasai etc. are found here. Gwalior Fort, Sun Temple, Madhav N.P., Shivpuri Jal Temple (Water Temple), Kedareshwar temple, Palpur Fort, Cave Temple etc. are found here. Means of travelling inside the area is the Petrol Jeep or Car. Entry of Diesel vehicles is prohibited in the Sanctuary. For accommodation Sesaipura, Kuno PWD Rest House, Palpur, PWD Rest House, Vijaypur and Forest Rest House are available. According Wildlife Institute of India researchers confirmed that the Palpur-Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary is the most promising location to re-establish a free ranging population of the Asiatic lions.
Contact for rest house:
1. Executive Engineer PWD Sheopur Kalan,
2. DFO Palpur keno Division Dist Sheopur kalan Tel: 07530-220002
How to go Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary:
Air: Nearest Airport is Gwalior.
Road: Nearest Bus stand is Pohari.
Best season to visit:
November to March.
Weather of Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary:
The maximum temperature: More than 49 degree C
The minimum temperature: 2 degree C.
Map of Palpur-Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary, Madhya Pradesh: