National Parks of India with Map (109 National Parks in India in 2023)

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Protected Area Network of India

  • Protected Area (PA) has been defined in the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Protected Areas include national parks, sanctuaries, conservation reserves and community reserves.

Protected Areas of India (Mar 2023)

Protected Area Type

Number

Total Area (Km2)

% of India’s Area

National Parks (NPs)

109

41,610

1.26

Wildlife Sanctuaries (WLSs)

572

~125,500

3.64

Conservation Reserves (CnRs) 88

4,356

0.13
Community Reserves s (CmR) 127

525

0.02

Protected Areas (PAs)

~900

~1,66,500 Km2

~5.06

  • BR: Biosphere Reserve (A BR may consist of a few NPs, WLSs, PFs and RFs)
  • NP: National Park
  • TR: Tiger Reserve (A TR may consist of an NP, a few WLSs, PFs and RFs)
  • WLS: Wildlife Sanctuary
  • BS: Bird Sanctuary (a BS is a WLS that conserves birds and their natural habitats)
  • PF: Protected Forest
  • RF: Reserve Forest
  • ER: Elephant Reserve
  • RS: Ramsar Site

In terms of protection, NPs > WLS > RFs > PFs

National Parks of India

Year The year in which the National Park was notified.

S.No.

State (no. of NPs)

National Park (NP)

Year

Area (km2)

1

Andaman & Nicobar Is. (9)

Campbell Bay NP 1992

426

2 Galathea Bay NP 1992

110

3 Mahatama Gandhi Marine (Wandoor) NP 1983

28

4 Middle Button Island NP 1987

0.44

5 Mount Harriett NP 1987

47

6 North Button Island NP 1987

0.44

7 Rani Jhansi Marine NP 1996

256

8 Saddle Peak NP 1987

33

9 South Button Island NP 1987

0.03

10 Andhra Pradesh (3) Papikonda NP 2008

1013

11 Rajiv Gandhi (Rameswaram) NP 2005

2.4

12 Sri Venkateswara NP 1989

354

13 Arunachal Pradesh (2) Mouling NP 1986

483

14 Namdapha NP 1983

1808

15

Assam (7)

Dibru-Saikhowa NP 1999

340

16

Dihing Patkai NP

2021

234

17 Kaziranga NP 1974

859

18 Manas NP 1990

500

19 Nameri NP 1998

200

20

Raimona NP

2021

422

21 Rajiv Gandhi Orang NP 1999

79

22 Bihar (1) Valmiki NP 1989

336

23 Chhattisgarh (3) Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) NP 1981

1440

24 Indravati (Kutru) NP 1982

1258

25 Kanger Valley NP 1982

200

26 Goa (1) Mollem NP 1992

107

27 Gujarat (4) Blackbuck (Velavadar) NP 1976

35

28 Gir NP 1975

259

29 Marine (Gulf of Kachchh) NP 1982

163

30 Vansda NP 1979

24

31 Haryana (2) Kalesar NP 2003

47

32 Sultanpur NP 1989

1.4

33

Himachal Pradesh (5)

Great Himalayan NP 1984

754

34 Inderkilla NP 2010

104

35 Khirganga NP 2010

710

36 Pin Valley NP 1987

675

37 Simbalbara NP 2010

29

38 Jharkhand (1) Betla NP 1986

226

39

Karnataka (5)

Anshi NP 1987

417

40 Bandipur NP 1974

874

41 Bannerghatta NP 1974

26

42 Kudremukh NP 1987

600

43 Nagarahole (Rajiv Gandhi) NP 1988

643

44

Kerala (6)

Anamudi Shola NP 2003

7.5

45 Eravikulam NP 1978

97

46 Mathikettan Shola NP 2003

13

47 Pambadum Shola NP 2003

1.3

48 Periyar NP 1982

350

49 Silent Valley NP 1984

89

50

Madhya Pradesh (11)

Bandhavgarh NP 1968

449

51 Dinosaur Fossils NP 2011

0.9

52 Fossil NP 1983

0.3

53 Indira Priyadarshini Pench NP 1975

293

54

Kanha NP

1955

940

55 Kuno 2018

748

56 Madhav NP 1959

375

57 Panna NP 1981

543

58 Sanjay NP 1981

467

59 Satpura NP 1981

585

60 Van Vihar NP 1979

4.5

61

Maharashtra (6)

Chandoli NP 2004

318

62 Gugamal NP 1975

361

63 Nawegaon NP 1975

134

64 Pench (Jawaharlal Nehru) NP 1975

257

65 Sanjay Gandhi (Borivilli) NP 1983

87

66

Tadoba NP

1955

117

67 Manipur (2) Keibul-Lamjao NP (in Loktak Lake) 1977

40

68 Shiroi (Shirui) NP 1982

100

69 Meghalaya (2) Balphakram NP 1985

220

70 Nokrek Ridge NP 1986

48

71 Mizoram (2) Murlen NP 1991

100

72 Phawngpui Blue Mountain NP 1992

50

73 Nagaland (1) Intanki NP 1993

202

74 Odisha (2) Bhitarkanika NP 1988

145

75 Simlipal NP 1980

846

76

Rajasthan (5)

Desert NP 1992

3162

77 Keoladeo Ghana NP 1981

29

78 Mukundra Hills NP 2006

200

79 Ranthambhore NP 1980

282

80 Sariska NP 1992

274

81 Sikkim (1) Khangchendzonga NP 1977

1784

82

Tamil Nadu (5)

Guindy NP 1976

2.8

83 Gulf of Mannar Marine NP 1980

6.2

84 Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) NP 1989

117

85 Mudumalai NP 1990

103

86 Mukurthi NP 1990

78

87 Telangana (3) Kasu Brahmananda Reddy NP 1994

1.4

88 Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali NP 1994

14.6

89 Mrugavani NP 1994

3.6

90 Tripura (2) Bison (Rajbari) NP 2007

31.6

91 Clouded Leopard NP 2007

5

92 UT of JK (4) City Forest (Salim Ali) NP (J&K) 1992

9

93 Dachigam NP (J&K) 1981

141

94 Kazinag NP 2000

91

95 Kishtwar NP (J&K) 1981

425

96 UT of Ladakh (1) Hemis NP (Ladakh) 1981

3350

97 Uttar Pradesh (1) Dudhwa NP 1977

490

98

Uttarakhand (6)

Gangotri NP 1989

2390

99 Govind NP 1990

472

100

Jim Corbett NP

1936

521

101 Nanda Devi NP 1982

625

102 Rajaji NP 1983

820

103 Valley of Flowers NP 1982

88

104

West Bengal (6)

Buxa NP 1992

117

105 Gorumara NP 1992

79

106 Jaldapara NP 2014

217

107 Neora Valley NP 1986

160

108 Singalila NP 1986

79

109 Sunderban NP 1984

1330

Largest and Smallest National Parks in India

Largest National Parks in India

National Park

State/UT

Area (km2)

1

Hemis NP (Ladakh)

UT of Ladakh

3350

2

Desert NP

Rajasthan

3162

3

Gangotri NP

Uttarakhand

2390

Smallest National Parks in India

1

South Button Island NP

Andaman & Nicobar

0.03

2

Fossil NP

Madhya Pradesh

0.3

3 Middle Button Island NP Andaman & Nicobar 0.44

State-wise National Parks, Tiger Reserves, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Ramsar Sites of India

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