Year of Notification :1978

Area: 211.03 sq. km.

Important Mammals : Leopard, Hyaena, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Bear, Sambhar, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Indian Pangolin, Rhesus Monkey, Mongoose, Jackal, Fox, Common Otter etc.

Important Reptiles : Chameleon, Python, Cobra, Common Turtle. Important Birds : Hoopoe, Bee-eater, Jungle Myna, Red vented Bulbul, Black headed Oriole, Barbet, Pied Kingfisher etc.

How to reach : Nearest towns are Chatra & Hazaribagh. Nearest important railway point is Tori (66 kms).

When to visit : October to March.