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Gugamal National Park

Gugamal National Park Gugamal National Park   has an area of 1673.93 square kilometers. Built in 22 February 1974, this park is located in   Chikhaldara   and Dharni   Tehsils   of   Amravati   Dis trict,   Maharashtra ,   India . It is part of   Melghat   Tiger Reserve. Melghat was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1973-74 under the Project Tiger. It was declared as a National Park in the year of 1975. Total area of the park is about 361.28 Km The Rivers that flow within the Park are the Gadga River and Dolar River. The Tapi River flows on the northern borders of the Park. The park is home to a wide variety of rare animals and birds, including the Tiger, Bison, Panther, Sloth bear, Wild dog, Jackal, hyena, Chausingha, Sambar, Barking deer, Ratel, Flying squirrel, Cheetal, Nilgai, Wild boar, Langur, Rhesus monkey and a host of migratory birds. Many species of reptiles, birds, fishes and butterflies are also found in the park.There are 90 tree species, 66 shrub species, 316 herb sp