Guindy national park


GUINDY NATIONAL PARK - CHENNAI - TAMILNADU

Guindy National Park, probably the smallest national park within the city limits of Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

How to reach Guindy national park Chennai



The Guindy national park, Chennai is situated 2.82 sq.km. The Tamilnadu Government purchased this for a sum of Rs.35,000/-from Gilber Rodricks,a British Citizen. In 1910, guindy national park Chennai was declared as reserved forest.Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru allotted a portion of this Guindy Forest as a park for children

In 1978, the entire forest area was declared as Guindy National Park.

Guindy National Park consists of various vegetation zones. Here 24 varities of trees like Amona Squamosa, Atlanta Monoplylla, and many others are found in the park.


Animals in Guindy national park Chennai

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Guindy national park Chennai has spotted deer, black bucks, white bucks, river otter, jackals. Black bucks.

Birds in Guindy national park which can be seen here are the black winged kite, olden backed wood pecker, yellow wattled lapwing, Tailor birds, Robins, Stone Curlew and so on.

Nearest Airport of Guindy national park Chennai is the Chennai airport(8 kms)

Nearest Railway station of Guindy national park Chennai is Chennai Central Station(12kms)Chennai Egmore (9 kms)

State Transport buses and privates buses are also available. Local trains, city buses, autorickshaws are also available for local transportation.

Best Time to visit Guindy national park Chennai: Through out the year.

Timings of Guindy national park Chennai: 9.00 am to 5.30 pm

Holiday for Guindy national park Chennai: Tuesday


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