Updated on 25 May, 2019
Following points describe the Rajaji national park & tiger reserve:
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- The National Park of India is nestled between the Shivalik ranges and the Indo-Gangetic plains.
- Broadleaved deciduous forests, riverine vegetation, scrubland, grasslands and pine forests form the range of flora in this park.
- The park is spread over three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal.
- The Ganga and Song rivers flow through the park.
- It is at the northwestern limit of distribution for both elephants and tigers in India and has the largest population of elephants in Uttarakhand.
- The Park is also home to the Great Pied Hornbill, Himalayan Pied Kingfisher and the fire tailed sunbird.
- This area is the first staging ground after the migratory birds cross over the Himalayas into the Indian subcontinent.
- In 2015, Rajaji National Park was notified as a tiger reserve by the central government. Benefits of Tiger Reserve - Protected area for Tigers, Tourist attraction, Huge Development fund for the Park, Eco-Tourism development.