About Jim Corbett National Park

It is also called as Corbett National Park. It is the oldest national park of India. It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. The magical landscape of Corbett is well known for its tiger richness.

It was established in 1936 as “Hailey National Park“. In 1957, it’s name changed to “Jim Corbett National Park” to honour “Jim Corbett”. He was a British hunter & tracker turned conservationist, author and naturalist. He played a key role in establishing this national park. It was the first national park to come under “Project Tiger” launched in 1973 by Govt. of India.

Identification: First and Oldest National Park in India

Objective: First Tiger Conservation Project in India (long tradition of conservation)

Established in: 1936 (as national park)

Location: Spread in Nainital and Pauri District, Ramnagar Town, Uttarakhand, India

Area: 1318.54 sq km

Core Area: 520.82 sq km

Buffer Area: 797.72 sq km

Altitude: 385 m – 1100 m above MSL

Temperature Range: 4°C in winter to 42°C during summer

Climate: temperate, throughout the year

Best Time: 15th November to 15th June


Corbett National Park Zones

There are main zones and buffer zones in Corbett National Park. Below is the list of zones:

Dhikala Zone : Entry Gate – Dhangadi (32 Kms from Ramnagar)

Bijrani Zone : Entry Gate – Amdanda (2 Kms from Ramnagar)

Jhirna Zone : Entry Gate – Dhela (15 Kms from Ramnagar)

Durga Devi Zone : Entry Gate – Durga Devi (28 Kms from Ramnagar)

Sonanadi Zone : Entry Gate – Vatanvasa (120 kms from Ramnagar)

Dhela Zone : Entry Gate – Dhela (15 Kms from Ramnagar)

Sitabani Buffer Zone : Entry Gate – Near Teda Village (4 Kms from Ramnagar)


To know more about different zones, please CLICK HERE


Wildlife Safari is the best way to explore the nature in Jim Corbett National Park.


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Nearby places to visit in & around Corbett National Park

Garjiya Devi Temple

Cobett Fall

Corbett Museum