This Mrugavani National Park is situated near Himayat sagar Lake in chilkur and it is established in the year 1994.this park occupies 700 acres of area. This park contains wildlife population. This park is 25 kms far from Nampally railway station and 11.5 km from Golconda Fort.
We can see wildlife in this national park like samba, deer, chital, wild boar, porcupine, hare, forest, cat, civet cat and mongoose. We can see some species of birds like peacocks, warblers, and bladder, flower peckers, partridges, lapwings, ducks, curlews and quails Python, cobra, rat snakes, Russell’s viper and monitor lizard are a few reptiles found.
We can also find more than 600 species of plants from bryophytes Pteridophytes, Climbers, Herbs, Shrubs and Trees. Prominent trees are Teak, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Neem, Bamboo, etc. There is a watch tower to watch the animals from the close quarters and they conduct some shows with snakes for tourists. There are some houses for environmental education and explains about the wildlife in the auditorium and there will be a well-stocked library about wildlife. There is a museum with wildlife exhibits.
Attractions at Mrugavani National Park:
The tall tower inside the Park which offers a bird’s eye view of the entire Forest
Environmental Education Centre
Museum and wildlife exhibits
Mrugavani National Park Timings:
9.00 AM to 5.00 PM Mondays Holiday
Entry Fee: Rs. 10.00 Per Person
Distance to Mrugavani National Park:
1) Hyderabad 25 km
2) Indira Park 4 km
3) Lumbini Park 3 km
4) Peddamma Temple 10 km
5) Mount Opera 32 km
6) Qutub Shahi Tomb 10 km
Mrugavani National Park Address:
Ranga Reddy District,
Divisional Forest Officer, Hyderabad Phone (Office): 040-23607663
Forest Range Officer, Mrugavani National Park, Chilkur – 923-235135