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Jim Corbett National Park Nainital

 Jim Corbett National Park is a forested wildlife sanctuary located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state in northern India . It is known for its Bengal tigers, as well as other animals such as leopards, wild elephants, and hundreds of species of birds . It was the first national park in India . The park is a popular destination for tourists and wildlife lovers, and it has long been a haunt for them . Night stays are allowed in the park, making it one of the rare national tiger reserves where this is allowed . Visitors can enjoy jungle safaris, trekking, and birdwatching in the park . Why Name Jim Corbett National Park Jim Corbett, whose full name was Colonel Edward James Corbett , was an Indian-born British hunter, tracker, naturalist, and author. He was born on July 25, 1875, in Nainital, India, and grew up in India. Corbett spent much of his childhood exploring the wilderness around Nainital and developed a deep knowledge of the way. He was known for hunting a number of man-
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Devalgarh Fort and Temple Devalgarh

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