Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Jamwa Ramgarh also famous as the Ramgarh, is a subdivision of the Jaipur district in Rajasthan, India. It is located on State Highway 55, about 28 kilometres North-East of Jaipur city. Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the area surrounding the famous Ramgarh Artificial Lake. The 300 Square kms region was declared as wildlife sanctuary in 1982 and though the lake now remains dried up for major part of year, it gets flooded during monsoon, making it a scenic tourist spot.
Banganga River that originates from hills of Bairath, passes through the Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Ramgarh Lake has a historical record of hosting a rowing event during 1982 Asian Games.
Wildlife of Jamwa Ramgarh Sanctuary
The thick forests of Ramgarh have a wide range of animals including jackals, ruddy mongoose, antelopes, cheetals, leopards, lions, rhesus macaque, langurs, nilgai, etc.
The Sanctuary also has birds like peafowl, minivet, crested bunting, finch-larks, common babbler, spotted dove, grey tit, silver-bill, black shouldered kite, plum-headed parakeet, rose-ringed parakeet, tree-pie, woodpecker, white-bellied drongo.
Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Location on Map
Nearby Tourist places
- Jamwa Mata Temple
- Polo Ground