The National Chambal Sanctuary, located in Etawah, near
Agra is spread over an
area of 635 sq. kms. Established in 1979, the park has a rare collection
of exotic rarely found species. The unusual gangetic dolphin is the main
attraction of National Chambal sanctuary. The sanctuary is presently a
part of a large area co-administered by
Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
The main attraction of the sanctuary is the rare gangetic dolphin. The park is inhabited by crocodiles, alligators, chinkara, sambhar, nilgai, wolf and wild boar. There are also a large number of terrestrial and aquatic animals.
Air: The nearest airport is at Agra, 70 kms.
Rail: The nearest railhead is at Agra, 70 kms.
Road: The sanctuary is 70 kms from Agra and 5 kms from Etawah.
Forest rest houses are available for accomodation at Etawah,
Bah, Baiwan, Chakar Nagar and Sarson.
For More Information, Contact:
Divisional Forest Officer, National Chambal Sanctuary, Agra.
Divisional Forest Officer, Etawah Forest Division, Etawah.
Divisional Forest Officer, Braj Bhumi Forest Division, Agra.