Desert National Park

Desert National Park was established in the year 1980. It covers a total land area of more than 3,100 square kilometers. Desert National Park is one of the largest national parks in the country, here population consists of over 120 resident and migratory birds and other animals.

Desert National Park, is the treasure trove of wild animals such as black bucks, chinkaras, hares, wolves, desert cats, desert foxes. The DNP abounds in flora and fauna and is one of the most popular wildlife reserves in the entire country.

Some rare and extinct species such as the Great Indian Bustard can be viewed within the sanctuary. The wide variety of birds protected in this sanctuary are worth admiring. Several avian species such as Grey partridges, bush quail, Indian rollers, bee eaters can be seen all over the place. A large number of reptiles are also found dwelling in this park i.e. the monitor lizards, spiny tail lizards, saw scaled vipers are abundantly found.

The other sub-attractions of the desert national park are the lakes. This national park is dotted with Padam Talao lake, Rajbaugh lake, Milak lake. These lakes are the refuge of the wild species. The vegetation that is commonly seen growing within the park are ronj, palm trees, bear, dhok. Sand dunes cover almost 20% of the region of the park. Some other unique aspects strewn within the park environs are the salt lake beds, rugged and edgy rocks.