Maharashtra wildlife - Yawal Sanctuary

Yawal Sanctuary

 Area  177.52 sq. kms
 Best Time To Visit  February to May
 Location  Yawal Tahasil Of Jalgaon


Yawal sanctuary is located in Yawal Tehsil of Jalgaon district along river Anner and Manjal towards north at the border of Madhya Pradesh.One can find excellent wild life habitat in western Satpuda hill ranges, which is very much similar to the habitat found in Melghat tiger reserve.

Flora :
Teak, Salai and Anjan trees dominate the forest. Other main species of the area include Ain, Shisam, Haldu, Tiwas, Khair, Charoli, Jamun, Tendu, Awala, etc. Dense growth of bamboo and grasses can be in the forest.

Fauna :
Mostly found species in the reserve are Tiger, Leopard, Hyena, Jackal, Fox, Wolf, Sambar, Chinkara, Nilgai, Wild boar, Barking deer, Jungle cat, Palm civet, Wild dog, Sloth bear, Flying Squirrel, etc. Common grass, land birds and hill birds dominate the avifauna. Few kinds of wetland birds are also commonly seen over here. There is a lake called "Suki" within the sanctuary too, which attracts large number of migratory birds.


Arrival Information :

By Rail : The nearest railway station is at Raver on Mumbai -Bhusawal Khandwa line.

By Air : Nearest airports are at Jalgaon (95-km) and Aurangabad (255-km)

By Road : Tourists can access Yawal easily by road from Raver situated 25km from the sanctuary. Maharashtra government runs buses regularly to this place

Maharashtra Wildlife

Yawal Sanctury
(Jalgaon  District)
(Kolhapur District)
Anerdam Wildlife Sanctury
(Shirpur Tehsil Of Dhule District)
Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctury
(Western Ghats)
Dajipur Bison Sanctury
(Border Of Kolhapur District)
Jijamata Udyan Zoo
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Katepurna Sanctury
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Nandurmadhmeshwar Bird Sanctury
(Niphad Tehsil Of Nashik District)
Nayagaon Mayur Sanctury
(Beed District)
Pench National Park
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Tansa Wildlife Sanctury
(Thane  District)
Wan Sanctury
(Amaravati District)
Tipeshwar Sanctury
(Yavatmal  District)
Phansad Wildlife Sanctury
(Raigad  District)
Navegaon National Park
(Navegoan, Gondia)
Nagzira Wildlife Sanctury
(Tirora Range Of Bhandara Forest)
Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary
(Aurangabad District)
Gugamal National Park
(Amaravati District)
Chikhaladara Wildlife Sanctury
(Vidarbha Region)
Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctury
(Chandrapur  District)
Karnala Bird Sanctuary
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The Sanjay Gandhi National Park
(Borivali, Mumbai)
Koyna Wildlife Sanctury
(Satara District)
Bor Wildlife Sanctury
(Hingni in Wardha)
Kalasubai Harischandragad 
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Chaprala Wildlife Sanctury
(Chandrapur  District)
Malvan Marine sanctury
(Sindhudurg District)
Sagareshwar Sanctury
(Khanapur Tehsil)
Peshwe Udyan
Tadoba National Park
(Near Chandrapur)
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