With an estimated 4.5 percent of green space covering the city of Chennai, public parks and lush green expanses can be found at every nook and corner. Of the more than 500 parks and open spaces to be found in the city. here is a list of the best parks in chennai.
Guindy National Park :
Chennai’s vast green cover is dominated by the 2.71 sq km area of the Guindy National Park. The park which is India’s 8th smallest national park covers beautiful forest area, scrub lands, lakes and streams. The park is home to 14 species of mammals, over 60 species of butterflies and insects, a wide variety of reptiles and more than 130 species of birds. The park and its inmates see more than 700.000 visitors every year.