Pench National Park (Tiger Reserve)
The Pench National Park is named after the Pench River, which flows from north to south through the park. This river constitutes the district boundary of Seoni and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh in the upper region and State boundary with Maharashtra State in the lower region. This area became the 19th Tiger Reserve of India in 1992.
The Tourist traffic is experiencing a very fast growth in this
The Pench National Park which constitutes the core of the Tiger Reserves was notified in the year 1983. The total area of the park is 292.85 sq.kms. The total area of the Pench Tiger Reserve is 757.85 sq.kms.
Tiger , Panther, Wilddog, Cheetal, Sambhar,
Chausingha, Bison, Wildboar, Langur and many other species of mammals and reptiles besides around 200 sps. of birds.
Teak, Saja, Bija, Jamun, Dhaora, Mahua, Semal,
Lendia, Aonla, Tendu, Dhaman, Palas, Kusum, Arjun, Baheda, and Bamboo, apart from numerous Sps. of grasses and herbaceous flora.
MEANS OF TRAVELLING(INSIDE THE AREA)
four wheeler vehicle or four wheel drive Diesel vehicle which is not older than five
WHERE TO STAY
1.Forest Rest House Karmajhiri
2. MPSTD lodge and many private lodges at Turia and nearby villages
WHOM TO CONTACT FOR RESERVATION
The Field Director, Pench National Park, Seoni