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Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand and was named after Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment.The park has sub-Himalayan belt geographical and ecological characteristics. An ecotourism destination, it contains 488 different species of plants and a diverse variety of fauna.
Corbett has been a haunt for tourists and wildlife lovers for a long time.
Corbett National Park comprises 520.8 km2 (201.1 sq mi) area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grasslands and a large lake. The elevation ranges from 1,300 to 4,000 ft (400 to 1,220 m). Winter nights are cold but the days are bright and sunny. It rains from July to September. Dense moist deciduous forest mainly consists of sal, haldu, peepal, rohini and mango trees. Forest covers almost 73% of the park, 10% of the area consists of grasslands. It houses around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species.

How to Reach Corbett?

It is normally accessed from the town of Ramnagar and Kotdwar. Kotdwar and Ramnagar can be accessed by train from Delhi.

By Taxi
You may reach Jim Corbett from Delhi by car. It takes about 5 hours to reach Corbett from Delhi

By Train
Ramnagar is 10kms from the park and has a small railway station that is connected to major cities around. Kotdwar is 5km from the park and has a railway station which is connected to major cities.

By Flight
There are 4 airports around the national park 1. Pantnagar (123KM Away) 2. Dehradun (176 KM Away) 3. Delhi (248 KM Away) 4. Lucknow (447 KM Away)

Corbett MAP