Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary, Bardhaman (Visit in 2023)

Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

In this post, I will show you complete information about Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary.

Here, you will know about,

  • Overview of Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Deer Park
  • Wildlife of the Sanctuary
  • And, much more information

Let’s get started.

About Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Burdwan, West Bengal, India. There is a mini zoo, named, Ramnabagan Mini Zoo which is spread over an area of 14.31 hectares in the Burdwan District. In 1960, this area was declared Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary.

This forest patch is under the control of the Divisional Forest Officer, Burdwan Division, who serves as the former director of the zoo. Later, due to the biggest Population of Deer, The Sanctuary was renamed Deer Park in 1978. Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over a small area of ​​35.36 acres, at Mouza Baburbagh in Burdwan city.

History of Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

Ramnabagan Mini Zoo is located in Baburbagh J.L.No.40 mouza covering an area of ​​14.31 hectares within Ramnabagan WLS. Divisional Forest Office of Burdawan District is control this Sanctuary. The area is full of Deer, that’s why this area was declared Deer Park in 1978. 

Forest of Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

Ramna Garden of the Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary is located around 1 km away from Burdwan City. This forest was full of Mesophyte associates such as figs, pumpkins, berries, and many more trees. This Sanctuary has also an old Tropical Deciduous Tree. If you want to take a rest from the hustle and bustle city, you can visit here like me to enjoy the green environment. Basically, there is the planting of the Maharaja of Burdwan. Bamboo clusters are also significantly richer. It is a soothing comfort in the midst of life on the outskirts of Burdwan city.

Wildlife of Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

Ramabagan Wildlife Sanctuary is also full of Wildlife. There is a zoo in the sanctuary which includes sloth Bears, Peacocks, Leopards,  pelicans, adjutant storks, tortoises, pink pelicans, red jungle fowls, and Black Deer, and many more animals

Ramabagal Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to a large number of native and Migratory Birds which are martins, parakeets, cuckoos, owls, pigeons, and many more.

By the way, there is also a Nature Interpretation Center has also been established here for visitors for gaining their wildlife Knowledge. In recent times, many new developments have taken place in the zoo, including the construction of new spacious enclosures for animals.

As we have already known in the upper part of the article, Ramnabagn Wildlife Sanctuary was renamed or converted into a Deer Park for six spotted deer (chital) in 1978. From the very beginning, Chital and Barking Deer were a part of the sanctuary. But now when you visit here, you will see that the number of spotted deer is quite high.

Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket Price, Timings 

Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket Price: The Entry fee of Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary is Rs. 10 per person and Rs.5 per Child.

Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary Timing:

DayTiming
Monday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
ThursdayClosed
Friday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Best Time To Visit Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

You can visit the Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary throughout the Year. But, I recommend not to visit Rainy Season. And, in my opinion, Visit this wildlife sanctuary in the Winter season, because, in the winter season there is every chance to see many migratory birds in one place.

Nearby Attractions Of Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

There are also other popular attractions nearby Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary that tourists can visit such as Meghnad Saha Planetarium, Krishnasayer Park, 108 Shiva Temple, Raja Surath’s Dharma Garh, Sarvamangala Temple, etc.

How To Reach Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary

You can reach the Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary in 3 ways;

  • Road
  • Train
  • Air
  1. By Road: From the Burwdawan City, first, you need to reach Burdwan-Durgapur which is well connected to  Sukumar Sen Road and joins G.T Road at Golapbagh. After that, from the roar, You need to take a Local Bus or Taxi to reach the sanctuary.
  2. By Train: If you are coming by train from anywhere, you need to take off at the  Burdwan Railway Station, then you can either hire a local taxi or car to reach the location or follow the Road map which explains before.
  3. By Air: If you are coming from a long distance, take off from Netaji International Airport in Kolkata, then take a Train and reach Burdawan Railway Station or book a Direct car to the Sanctuary.

Location in Google Map:

Conclusion

Briefly, Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most visited places while you are exploring Burdwan District, West Bengal, especially for Nature and Wildlife Lover.  I hope you find complete information about this Wildlife Sanctuary in this article.

Now, I’d like to know from you:

Did you already visit the sanctuary or not?

How many bird sanctuaries have you visited in West Bengal?

Let me know in the comments now.

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