Hazaribagh national park is one of the most significant parks in the state of Jharkhand, India. It is situated 16 km away from the town Hazaribagh, with an altitude of 615 meters from the sea level. Declared as national park in 1954, the park falls in Chhotanagpur plateau, covers an area of 184 sq km of undulating countryside, steep hills and deep drainage channels with thick tropical forests and grass meadows. It boasts off small rivers and a number of dams have been constructed to form artificial lakes.
The region of the park compromises of tropical climate. Summer is hot and winter is the perfect time to explore the virgin flora and fauna of the park. It is shelter to the many ever green, dense and mangrove flora which includes evergreen grasslands Khairsissoo-bhabhar grass to the semi ever green grass lands. The park also boasts off intermediate stages of succession-deciduous forests, swampy reed lands and Sal forest. The simul, khoir, udal, sida, bohera and kanchan are the some common trees found in the park.
Hazaribagh national park is ideal destination for the exploration of natural jewel. Here you can find tigers, panthers, sambhars, spotted deer and bisons, Cheetal, Kakar, Nilgai, Sambar and Wild Boar etc. According to 1991 survey, there are more than 14 tigers has been spotted. Further 111km long road will take tourist to the remotest location of the park where you can explore the natural vegetation of the park through jeep safari.