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| Last Updated:: 09/03/2022

Wildlife Sanctuaries

              In Kerala there are a large number of wildlife parks and sanctuaries. Kerala is considered to be a green paradise on earth. The dense green forests with a wide variety of animals such as elephants, tigers, deers, leopards etc and water birds provide a great opportunity to the tourists to sight these different creatures.

 

 

Serial No

Name of Reserve

Area in Km2

Year of Formation

District

1

Periyar Tiger Reserve

925. 00

1950

Idukki 

2

 Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

128.00

1958

Thiruvananthapuram

3

Peechi - Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary             

125.00

1958

Thrissur 

4

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary                 

285.00

1973

Palakkad

5

 Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

344.44

1973

Wayanad

6

 Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary

70.00

1976

Idukki

7

 Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

53.00

1983

Thiruvananthapuram

8

 Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary

25.00

1983

Ernakulam

9

 Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

171.00

1984

Kollam

10

 Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

90.44

1984

Idukki

11

 Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary

85.00

1984

Thrissur

12

 Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

55.00

1984

Kannur

13

 Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

0.027

2004

Ernakulam

14

 Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary

74.215

2010

Kozhikkode