Find here name list of wildlife reserves of Nepal with short description. We have enlisted here the wildlife reserves of Nepal. There are 4 wildlife reserve in Nepal. Let’s have closer look about the parsa wildlife reserve, Koshi wildlife reserve, shuklaphant wildlife reserve and Dhorpatan wildlife reserve.
Wildlife Reserves of Nepal
The wildlife reserves include the conservation and management of animal and their habitats. Rare and endangered or particular animals are conserved in the wildlife reserves through proper management of their habitats in order to increase the number.
Like national parks, poaching or hunting of wildlife, cutting of trees, cairying domestic animals and making houses inside the park are strictly prohibited. People are also not allowed. Facilities related to develop the tourism are also not allowed.
The total area of wildlife reserve in Nepal is 979 sq. km. Wildlife reserve is a reversed area for the protection of wildlife. Collection of forest products, cutting trees for timber are allowed provided they do not affect animals. pic source: trip2tibet.com
1. Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Area of Parsa Wildlife Reserve : 499 sq. km
Established year of Parsa Wildlife Reserve: 1984
Location of Parsa Wildlife Reserve: Parsa Wildlife Reserve is located in Chitwan, Makwanpur, Parsa and Bara districts of Nepal. It occupies 4 districts of Nepal.
2. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Area of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve: 175 sq. km
Established year of of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve: 1976
Location of of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is located on the flood plains of the Sapta-Koshi river in Saptari and Sunsari, districts Nepal.
3. Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve
Area of Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve: 155 sq. km; 305 sq. km after completion of the extension.
Established year of of Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve: 1975 and gazetted in 1976.
Location of of Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve: The Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve is located in the Kanchanpur District of Nepal.
4. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
Area of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve: 1325 sq. km.
Established year of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve: 1983 and gazetted in 1987
Location of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve: It adjoins Rukura, Myagdi and Baglung Districts. It is located in the Dhaulagiri Himal range, which lies in the western region of Nepal.