The following table is a non-exhaustive list of forests found in India.

Name Image Location Area Comments
Abujmarh forest Chhattisgarh
Annekal Reserved Forest Western Ghats
Baikunthapur Forest Dooars, West Bengal This is a terai forest
Bandipur National Park Karnataka 874 km²
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary Shivamogga, Karnataka 892 km² One of India's premier Tiger Reserves
Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park Sanguem taluk, Goa 650 km²
Bhitarkanika Mangroves
Odisha 650 km²
Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary Ponda taluk, Goa 8 km² Provides sanctuary to leopards who have been injured in human-wildlife conflict.
Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary Canacona taluk, Goa It is known for its dense forest of tall trees, some of which reach 30 metres in height.
Gir National Park Talala taluk, Gir Somnath district, Gujarat 1412 km²
Jakanari reserve forest Coimbatore
Jim Corbett National Park Nainital district and Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand 520.8 km²
Kanha National Park
Madhya Pradesh 650 km² The present-day Kanha area is divided into two sanctuaries, Hallon and Banjar, of 250 and 300 km² respectively.
Keibul Lamjao National Park Bishnupur district, Manipur 40 km² The national park is characterized by many floating decomposed plant materials locally called phumdis.
Kukrail Reserve Forest Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary Sattari taluk, Goa 208.5 km² Bengal tigers can be found here.
Molai forest Majuli island on the Brahmaputra River 5.5 km²
Nagarhole National Park
Kodagu district and Mysore district, Karnataka 642 km² One of India's premier Tiger Reserves
Nallamala Hills Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh (South of River Krishna)[1]
Namdapha National Park Arunachal Pradesh 1985 km² Fourth largest national park in India.
Nanmangalam forest Chennai, Tamil Nadu 24 km² The reserve forest area is 3.2 km²
Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary Goa 211 km²
New Amarambalam Reserved Forest Nilambur, Malappuram district, Kerala
Pichavaram Mangrove Forest
Pichavaram, Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu 11 km² World's second biggest mangrove forest
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary Chorão (island) on Mandovi river, Goa 1.8 km² Mangrove habitat
Saranda forest West Singhbhum district, Jharkhand 820 km²
Shettihalli Karnataka (Tunga River) 395.6 km²
Sundarbans West Bengal 3260 km² Dense mangrove forest, one of the largest reserves for the Bengal Tiger and a UNESCO world heritage site
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve Chandrapur district, Maharashtra
Vandalur Reserve Forest
Vandalur, Tamil Nadu
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Wayanad, Kerala 344 km²

See also


  1. ^ Students' Britannica India. Popular Prakashan. 2000. ISBN 9780852297605.