Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park

Situated at the foothills of eastern Himalayas, Nameri National Park, covers an area about 200 sq km. It was known as Nameri Forest Reserve before its name was changed to Naduwar Forest Reserve on 17′” November. 1978. Nameri was set up as a sanctuary on 18′” September, 1985 with an area of 137 sq km which was Actually a part of Naduwar Forest Reserve. Later another 63 sq kth was added to it and thus it covered an area of 200 sq km when it got the preliminary recognition as a National park on 27′” February, 1997. Finally, on 15’h November, 1998 it was officially established as a National Park. Warner( is the heaven of many rare animals. The white-winged Deo Hanh (wood duck) is one of them. The other animals are black bear, many types of deers, butterflies, fish, elephant etc. It is about 35 km from Tezpur town. Hills, deciduous forest and the river Jia Bhoroli have added unique charm to it. River Jia Bhoroli flows down through the Nameri National Park which provides wide vistas for adventure water sports like rafting and angling. Some years ago Nameri came under Project Tiger.

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