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National Parks Wildlife Sanctuaries and Wildlife Reserves

 

Odisha offers a rich experience when it comes to wildlife tourism. Blessed by nature with a bounty of flora and fauna, Odisha is home to many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries including bird sanctuaries.  Here is a list of all the National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries for students preparing for various government and other competitive exams.

 

National Parks

Establishing Year

District

Bhitarkanika National Park

1988

Kendrapara

Simlipal National Park

1980

Mayurbhanj

Badrama Wildlife Sanctuary

1962

Sambalpur

Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary

1981

Nayagarh

Balukhand Konark Wildlife Sanctuary

1984

Puri

Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary

1975

Kendrapara

Chandaka Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary

1982

Khurda and Cuttack

Chilika (Nalabana) Wildlife Sanctuary

1987

Khurda, Puri and Ganjam

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

1985

Sambalpur

Gahirmatha (Marine) Wildlife Sanctuary

1997

Kendrapara

Hadgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

1978

Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj

Kapilash Wildlife Sanctuary

Dhenkanal

Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary

1992

Kalahandi

Khalasuni Wildlife Sanctuary

1982

Sambalpur

Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

1981

Phulbani

Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary

1984

Balasore

Lakhari Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

1985

Gajapati

Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary

1979

Khurda

Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary

1976

Angul, Boudh and Cuttack

Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary

1979

Mayurbhanj

Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary

1988

Nuapada

Mahanadi Elephant Reserve

2002

Angul, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Kandhanal, Dhenkanal

Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve

2001

Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Keonjhar

Sambalpur Elephant Reserve

2002

Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda

Satkosia Tiger Reserve

2007

Cuttack, Nayagarh, Angul, Boudh

Simlipal Tiger Reserve

1956

Mayurbhanj