When Chhattisgarh separated from Madhya Pradesh it took away 16 districts which largely covered the parks and greenery of the erstwhile state. Currently, Chhattisgarh proudly possesses 3 National Parks and 11 Wildlife Sanctuaries contributing to India’s 12% of forest land. Promoting eco- tourism and bio- diversity, it is blessed to be the natural habitat of some of the rarest species on this planet. Wild Buffalos is the State Animal and Hill Myna is the State Bird of Chattisgarh. Tourist’s season in Chattisgarh Parks is usually November to June which is the best time to experience tropical forests.
Barnawapara Sanctuary is a small wildlife sanctuary covering 245 sq km is situated in the Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh. The animal lovers will get the rare opportunity to witness up close Tigers, Antelopes, Leopards, Bison and many other species. It is also full of birds such as Herons, Parrots and several rare species.
The forest consists of mostly Tropical Dry Deciduous trees, with unique types of Mahua, Ber and Seemal trees.
The tourists can avail airway, railway and roadway to reach the Sanctuary.
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