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Navegaon National Park

Location: Navegaon, Gondia, Maharashtra
Coverage area: 135-sq-km
Main attraction: A Deer Park, An Aviary, Three Beautifully Landscaped  Gardens, And Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Best time to visit: April to May
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Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Deulgaon on Chandrapur-Gondia railway line is the nearest railway station, 2-km away from the park
-- By air : Nearest airport is at Nagpur, 142-km away from the park.
-- By road : The nearest bus stand is Navegaon 10-km away from the park
Nearby excursions : Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary (60 km), Itiadoh Dam (20 km), Tibetan Camp at Gothangaon (15km) and Pratapgad (15 km).
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The Navegaon National Park located in Navegaon, Gondia is one of the most popular forest resorts in the Vidarbha region. A picturesque lake with crystal clear water, stretching over an area of 11 sq. kms is set in the midst of hill ranges and can be approached through a series of winding trails. Strategically located, watch towers enable the visitor to Navegaon to catch a glimpse of the region's varied wildlife. It consists of a deer park, an aviary and three beautifully landscaped gardens.

Flora :
The forest is typical Southern mixed dry deciduous forest. The main species are Teak, Haldu, Jamun, Kawat, Mahua, Ain, Bhel and Bhor, etc.

Fauna :
Though Navegaon is better known as a bird sanctuary, a number of wild animals could also be sighted. Tigers, Panthers, Bisons, Sambars, Nilgais, Chitals, Wild boars, Sloth Bears, and Wild Dogs are main wild life species in this national park.


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