Kalesar National Park

GeographyLocated in the Shivalik foothills of the Himalayas in Yamunanagar district, Haryana, India. Shares boundaries with Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh.
BiomeDense Sal forests, Khair forests, and patches of grasslands
RiversAdjacent to the Yamuna river, forming the eastern boundary.
FloraMainly consists of Sal, Khair, Shisham, Tun, Sain, and Amla trees.
FaunaHome to various wildlife, including leopards, panthers, elephants, wild boar, sambar, and various bird species.
HillsSituated in the Shivalik foothills of the Himalayas.
Unique FeaturesNamed after the Kalesar (Shiva) temple located within. Popular for bird-watching and wildlife enthusiasts. The only national park in Haryana with a natural forest supporting diverse flora and fauna. Also known for preventing flash floods and maintaining ecological stability in the region.


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