Kotagarh Sanctuary

Forest Division : Baliguda (T) Forest Division
District : Phulbani
Date of Notification : 03-12-1981
Notified Area : 399.05sq.km

Kotagarh wildlife sanctuary located in the Baliguda subdivision of Kandhamal district is rich in biodiversity.This wild Life Sanctuary with an extensive area of 399.5 Sq.Kms is well Spreaded over the part jurisdiction of Kotagarh and Tumudibandha Range under Kotagarh, Tumudibandha and Daringabadi C.D.Block of Balliguda Civil Sub-Division.b)The main vegetation of the place consists of dense deciduous forests with grasslands.The sanctuary is home to a large number of mammals and reptiles . Major wildlife species are elephant, gaur, sambar, spotted deer, peafowl, red jungle fowl and a variety of reptiles.

Quick Facts
  • The dense lush green forests with sylvan and serene picturesque beauty is the major attraction.
  • The forests bunglow at Belghar attracts many nature loving visitors.
  • The kotagarh Sanctuary with the serene ambience is an ideal place for tourist.
How to reach

By Road : Baliguda is connected with Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, and other important places of the state by regular public bus service.
By Rail : Nearest Rail Head is at Berhampur on S.E. Railway 180 KMs from Muniguda.
By Air : Nearest Air Port is at Bhubaneswar which is 291 KMs from Balliguda

Facilities available
  • No Facility Available
Salient Detail
Geographic Extent: Longitude 83° 36' to 84° 2'(East) and Latitude 19° 57' to 19° 43'(North)
Climate : Moderate
Villages : 65 villages
Contact officer: Divisional Forest Officer,Baliguda Division, Baliguda, Dist, Phulbani.
Best time to visit: October to April
Accommodation : Rest house at Belgarh.

Kotgarh Santuary

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