Amangarh Tiger Reserve

Amangarh Tiger Reserve

Amangarh Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve, located in Amangarh in Bijnor district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It covers an area of around 95 kilometres square. The tiger reserve was originally part of the Jim Corbett National Park, and after the state of Uttarakhand was carved out of Uttar Pradesh, Jim Corbett went to Uttarakhand and Amangarh remained in Uttar Pradesh. It was declared a tiger reserve in 2012. The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of November to June. The tiger reserve supports a rich diverity of flora and fauna.

Dominant Flora

The vegetation of the tiger reserve is a combination of grasslands, wetlands and dense forest.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Tiger, Elephant, Swamp deer, Sambar, Cheetal, Hog deer, Kakar, Langur, Sloth bear, Porcupine, Otter.

Birds: Hornbill, Red Jungle Fowl, Pea Fowl, Bengal Florican, Fishing Eagle, Serpent Eagle, Osprey, Woodpeckers, Shama, Indian Pitta, Paradise Flycatcher, Orioles, Emerald Dove.

Reptiles: Monitor Lizard, Turtles, Python, Gangetic Dolphin, Mugger, Gharial and many more.

Best time to visit

The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of November to June.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: Bijnor railway station is the nearest railhead.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airports are located in Dehradun and Lucknow.

Road Accessibility : The tiger reserve is well connected by road to major cities of India.

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Amangarh Tiger Reserve

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