Black-buck National Park, Velavadar, Gujarat

The Blackbuck National Park at Velavadar is located in the Bhavnagar district in the State of Gujarat.

Extent: The National Park was set up in the year 1976 it is spread over an area of 34 sq. km.

Connectivity: Ballavpur is the nearest town which is 32 km from the Blackbuck National Park. The closest airport is at Bhavnagar and the nearest railway station is at Dhola.

Geography: The park falls in the tropical zone. The rainfall is very scanty. The forest consists of tropical thorn species.

Fauna: The fauna of the park are black-buck and wolf. Peafowl is commonly bound.

Best Period: The best months for visiting the park are between October and June. Rest house is available in the park for tourists.