Lakhimpur Kheri district is a part of Lucknow division, with a total area of 7,680 square kilometres (2,970 sq mi). The national government designated Lakhimpur Kheri as a Minority Concentrated District on the basis of 2001 census data, which identifies it as requiring urgent aid to improve living standards and amenities.

Dudhwa National Park, is in Lakhimpur Kheri and is the only national park in Uttar Pradesh. It is home to a large number of rare and endangered species including tigers, leopards, swamp deer, hispid hares and Bengal florican.

Famous tourist spot at district

1. Dudhwa Tiger Reserve
2. Dudhwa National Park
3. Kishanpur Sanctuary
4. Dudhwa Jungle Lore
5. Frog Temple