Nestling in low hilly terrain, at an average altitude of 1800 ft. (615 metres) this 183.89 sq. kms National Park has an abundance of wild animals, i.e. wild Boar, Sambar, Nilgai, Chital, Sloth Bear, tiger and Panthar. The 1970 census has established the presence of 14 tigers, 25 Panthers and 400 Sambars.
TOUR IN THE PARK
Temperature (deg C): Summer- Max. 41.1, Min. 19.4; Winter- Max. 25.5, Min. 7.
Best Season : October to March.
Trip to the park starts at 1700 hours from the Divisional Forest Office, West Division, Hazaribagh and it ends at 2200 hours. Rs.50 per head.
Reservation: Divisional Forest Officer, West Division, Hazaribagh.
Entry fees for vehicles inside the park: Bus (full)- Rs.75; Mini Bus- Rs.50; Station Wagon/Car/Jeep/Private Car- Rs.20; Motor Cycle- Rs.10 and Taxi- Rs.25.
Guide Service : No charges for guides provided with the tours.
Camera Fee : Nil.
Spot Light Fee: Rs.20 per trip.
Restriction : Fire arms are not allowed inside the National Park.
Canari Hill (5 kms) : Cycle Rickshaws available from the Hazaribagh town.
Rajrappa Falls (89 kms): State Transport Bus operates daily an early morning service to this place from the town.
Suraj Kund (72 kms) : Hot spring. Buses are available from the town.
Tourist Information Centre, Government ofJharkhand, Hazaribagh.