Year of Notification :1985
Area : 177.35 sq. km.
Important Mammals : Sloth Bear, Sambhar Cheetal, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Leopard, Hyaena, Jackal, Wild Boar, Porcupine etc.
Important Reptiles : Cobra, Karait, Ajgar, etc.
Important Birds : Crested Serpent Eagle, Bulbul, Indian Grey Hornbill, Rose Ringed Parakeet, Golden Oriole, Small Green Bee-eater, Grey Tit, Magpie Robin.
How to reach : Nearest railhead Koderma is 10 kms. and nearest airport Ranchi is 170 kms. When to visit : October to March.