Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha(Orissa), India is located about 40 kms from Sambalpur in Odisha(Orissa)'s Baragarh District. Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the reserved Odisha(Orissa) wildlife sanctuaries. It is declared as Sanctuary by the State Govt. vide Govt. Notification No 2409/FFAH Dt 08.02.1985.It is the ideal habitat of the Chousingha.The wildlife sanctuary at Balukhand is rich in the growth of plants and trees. The combination of dry deciduous mixed forests with rich wildlife, Hirakud reservoir, attractive topographical features are the important features of Balukhand wildlife sanctuary.

Animals In Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

Blackbuck, spotted deer, monkey, squirrel, jungle cat, hyena, jackal, mangoose, etc.

Plants In Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

Casuarina, anacardium, neem, tamarind, karanja, etc.

Region

Balukhand Sanctuary lies along the sea coast between Puri and Konark.

Area Of Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

168.35 Sq Kms.

Year Of Establishment Of Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

1984.

Best Time To Visit

October to May.

Nearest Town

Puri, Odisha(Orissa), India.

How To Reach Satkosia Basipalli Sanctuary

By Air

The nearest airport at Bhubaneswar is 70 kilometers from here.

By Train

The nearest railway station is at Puri situated at a distance of about 10 kilometers.

By Road

The Puri-Konark marine drive road passes through this sanctuary.

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