Garchumuk Deer Park, Howrah (ESTD - 1991)

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Garchumuk Deer Park

Dalmia Park,
Dist : Howrah,
PIN. - 711314




Garchumuk is located on the district of Howrah of West Bengal at the confluence of River Hooghly River Damodar enhancing the scenic beauty of the location. The spot, offering the spectacular view of the Ganges is gradually emerging as a popular tourist destination ideal for a weekend tour. The area of the zoo is approx.13.40 Ha under Howrah Zilla Parishad. A man made forests was created within the said area earlier by Howrah Forestry Division, WB under Social forestry Scheme of Forest Directorate.

Considering its scenic beauty as well as suitability for wild animal, a Deer Park was established on 31.01.1991, which are the main attractions of the tourists and the local people. The Park is recognised by the Central Zoo Authority. Main objective of the Park is to provide awareness on the conservation and education of our wildlife to the visitors. The Park is under the charge of Divisional forest officer, Howrah Forest Division , who is the Ex-Officio Director.

Presently the Zoo houses 97no. Mammals, 4nos. Birds and 477 nos. of Reptiles including one female crocodile. The zoo is well connected with road and rail. It is 60 km away by road from Howrah District Head Quarters and 15 km from Uluberia Railway Station. It will take 2.5 hours from Esplanade by bus heading Gadiara. From Uluberia Rly. Station by local road to Zoo. Average yearly visitors is 3, 62,288. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pm except weekly holidays on Saturday and Sunday. Present address of the zoo is Stadium Complex, Dalmia Park, P.O. Howrah – 1, Dist : Howrah, Pin: 711101.Nearest place of interest is Gadiara, 58 Gates and official contact no. is 033-26411772