Everybody knows about Corbett National Park. It is India's oldest national park that was established in the year 1936. The park bears the name of the person that contributed majorly in establishing this national park. An exciting fact about Jim Corbett National Park is that it is the first park that came under the 'Project Tiger' initiative to save the endangered royal Bengal tiger.
Set in the foothills of Himalayan ranges, Corbett National Park is entrenched on the banks of river Ramganga. This magnificent landscape spreads across an area of 201 sq. meters and envelops tributaries, a lake and hills. Such eco system contributes in keeping the weather temperate. The winter days are bright but nights become chilly as the temperature remains between 10°-15°. The summers aren't searing but days are warm as mercury rises till 40° during the day. Monsoons bring heavy rainfall during August.
Jim Corbett National Park is full of attractions. It houses numerous mammalian species that include tigers, leopards, elephants, jackals, giant squirrels, macaques, deer etc. Also, more than 500 species of birds can be spotted at Jim Corbett National Park.