Badrama Sanctuary

Forest Division : Bamra (Wildlife) Division
District : Sambalpur
Date of Notification : 17-12-1987
Notified Area : 304.03sq.kms

“Badrama Wildlife Sanctuary”, which is also known as “Ushakothi Sanctuary” is situated at a distance of 37 Km. from the district headquarters of Sambalpur District towards Deogarh on National Highway- 6. The sanctuary comprises of parts of Badrama Reserve Forests, Ushakothi Reserve Forests, Binjipali Reserve Forests and Additional Kansar Reserve Forests. The Sanctuary is characterized by the presence of Moist Sal Forests, Sal dominated mixed deciduous Forests, and bamboo forests. The Sanctuary forms a significant part of Sambalpur Elephant Reserve.

Quick Facts
  • The sanctuary has its own significance for its rich treasure of flora and fauna , which includes many rare and endangered species.
  • The Badrama Wildlife Sanctuary provides a great enchantment and overwhelming experience for nature lovers. With place of scenic beauty and chances of wildlife sightings the sanctuary offers an excellent place of recreation and nature education to the people.
  • The sanctuary is also an ideal plat form for ecologists, research scholars and nature lovers.
How to reach

By Road : The Sanctuary is 364 kms away from the State capital ,Bhubaneswar.
By Rail : The nearest railway station is at Sambalpur.
By Air : The nearest airport is at Bhubaneswar

Facilities available
  • The Sanctuary offers trekking to reach to the Deodhara water fall
  • Kutab watch tower and university spot are available
Salient Detail
Geographic Extent: Longitude 84° 12' to 84° 28' (east) Latitude 21° 34' to 21° 21'(North)
Climate : Temperature-In summer: 45°C, In winter: 10°C
Villages : 25 Revenue villages.
Contact officer: Divisional Forest Officer, Bamra Wildlife Division Ph.No.06642-229211 E- mail:
Best time to visit: October- April
Accommodation : Forest Rest House (FRH) at Badrama

Badrama Santuary

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