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Visit Blackbuck National Park

Located near Vallabhipur in District Bhavnagar of Gujarat, the open grassland of Bhal region was declared as Blackbuck National Park in July 1976. Covering an area of 34.52 sq. km, the park is a popular wildlife destination and is mainly known as the abode of endangered blackbucks. It is also home to other animals like wolf, nilgai, jackal, jungle cat and fox.

 

Located near Vallabhipur in District Bhavnagar of Gujarat, the open grassland of Bhal region was declared as Blackbuck National Park in July 1976. Covering an area of 34.52 sq. km, the park is a popular wildlife destination and is mainly known as the abode of endangered blackbucks. It is also home to other animals like wolf, nilgai, jackal, jungle cat and fox.

Birdwatchers will be glad to know that there is a small wetland in the southern part of the park that attracts a wide variety of birds like flamingos, pelicans, waders, white storks, painted storks and sarus cranes. Moreover, the park also houses Lesser Florican which is one of the fifty rarest birds of the world. Make sure that you don’t miss out these beautiful birds while clicking pictures of blackbucks.

Remember the following facts before you plan a trip to this national park:

  • The nearest airports are Bhavnagar (72 km) and Ahmedabad (145 km).
  • Dhala (55 km) and Bhavnagar (72 km) are the nearest railway stations.
  • The best time to visit the park is from monsoon to winter.
  • Travellers are provided with boarding and lodging facilities in the rest house of Forest Department.



 

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Lake
  • Altitude

    24 meters
  • STD Code

    02832
  • Best Season

    October - May
  • State/Code

    /364xxx (Vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Gujarati, Hindi and English