The National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary of India ,offer a visitor a wonderful spectacle of life.In its full diversity that encompasses a wide range of spectrum of existence on land, in the sky and in water.Corbet National Park ,is one of the most fascinating specimen of nature’s bounty.
This Park, situated in the foothills of the Shivalik Range along the banks of meandering Ram Ganga,is the paradise of wildlife .At an altitude from 400 to 1,000 metres and covering an area of 525.8 sq. kms.
This park was founded in 1935 as Haley National park, after the name of the then Governor Sir Malcolm Haley, Later, it was changed after the name of the famed hunter, author,conservationalist and naturalist Jim Corbett who spent a major part of his life in the Kumaon region.Under the project Tiger it has now been made a Tiger preserve.
The Park abounds in tiger; panther, bear, gharial,barking deer,ghural,porcupine,python boar, hyna,rheshus monkey and a large variety of birds .For the angler there are huge masher,trout,and goonch.It is also rich in vegetation with flaming forests,lofty hills,dales and gushing streams.
Fishing permits are available from Assistant Warden,Dhakaila,at a nominal fee but shooting with firearm is strictly prohibited. U.P. hill Development Corporation conduct Package Tours to Corbett Park from New Delhi.For reservation and other information contact Tourist Officer ,Up Govt ,Chandralok Building, Janpath,New Delhi should be contacted.