About Dudhwa

775 Sqr KM forest area between Mohana and Suhaili river was declared as reserved forest in 1861.In 1977 Government declared 614 sqr KM area of district Kheri reserved as Dudwa National Park. Dudwa National Park is known as the Ist National Park of the state after formation of Uttrakhand.Another reserve area "Kishunpur Pashu Vihar" sanctuary located about 30 KM from Dudwa.Spread over about 204 sqr.km. , it lies on the banks of river Sharda and is surrounded by Sal forest of adjoining reserve forests.

In 1987 Dudwa National Park and Kishunpur Pashu Vihar was merged to form Dudwa Tiger Reserve (DTR). The Dudwa Tiger Reserve has total area of 818 sqr KM. It is home to a large number of rare and endangered species which includes Tiger, Leopard cat, Slath beer, rinosaurs (One horn), Hispid hare, Elephants, Black deer& Swamp deer etc.

Winter Summer Rainy
October to February March to June June to September
Nov to Feb.
Max 20°C-30°C
Min 4°C - 8°C
Frequent frost, chilly nights
March to May
March to May
Min 10°C-15°CC
Pleasant mornings & evenings.
June to Oct
Max 35°C-43°C
Min 20°C-25°C
Heavy rains, hot and humid climate.
90% of total rainfall lies between June to September that is why Dudwa Tiger Reserve remains closed from 15th June to 14th Nov. every year for the visitors. January is very cold and the average temperature remains between 9°C to 22°C with fogy nights. May and June remain very hot with maximum temperature 40°C to 43°C.
Reach UPSRTC and private bus services are available between Palia, Lakhimpur, Shahjahanpur, Bareilly, Delhi etc. Between Dudwa and Palia frequent private bus services are available.

Distance By Road
10 KM
90 KM
107 KM
225 KM
190 KM
430 KM
From Delhi From Lucknow
By Road Delhi-Muradabad-Bareilly-Shahjahanpur-Khutar-Mailani-Bheera-Palia- Dudwa. (430 km.) Lucknow-Sitapur-Lakhimpur-Bijuwa-Bheera-Palia-Dudhwa (219 km.)
By Train Delhi-Muradabad-Bareilly-Shahjahanpur (N.R.) 301 km. And then by road to Dudwa 107 km Lucknow-Sitapur-Lakhimpur-Gola-Mailani-Palia-Dudwa (NER) 270 km.(approx)
Nearest Railway Stations from Dudwa National Park
Dudwa - 4 km Palia - 10 km Mailani - 37 km