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National Park In Maharashtra

Sub section (21) of section 2 of  Wild Life (Protection) act 1972 defines the National Park  as an area  declared under section 35 or 38 of 66(3) of the said act. The National Park is an area dedicated by status for all time, to conserve the scenery and natural and historical objects of national significance, to conserve wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of same, in such a manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Maharashtra has five National Parks namely well known Tiger haunts of Tadoba, Gugamal and Pench,  Navegaon  & Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai metropolis.Of these Tadoba ,Gugalmal and Pench are part of three Tiger reserves declared in the state .