Gangotri National Park is a national park located in Uttarkashi District Garhwal range. Gangotri National Park is a beautiful place established in the year of 1989.The area of the park is about 2390.02 Km2. It was a third largest National park in India.
This Park is a vital link between Kedarnath National Park and Govind National Park. Gangotri National Park holds some of the rarest specimens of fauna within its boundaries. The park is a home to species like Blue sheep, Black bear, Tiger, Brown bear, Himalayan thar, Musk deer, Snow leopard etc. The park also provides suitable habitat for bird species like Himalayan Monal, Bulbul, Doves, Himalayan Barbet, Parakeet, Partridges, Pheasants Pigeons etc. The river Bhagirathi flows through the valleys inside the park, providing nourishment for innumerable bird and animal species.
There are 11 tourists spots where travellers can spend leisure time such as Nelong Valley, Bhojbasa, Gaumukh, Tapovan, Kedartal, Gangotri Temple, Gangotri, Chirbasa, Bhoj Kharak, Gangotri Glacier, Kedar Kharak. The place has an amazing scenic beauty which attracts huge tourists’ population. The park is managed by the Forest Department of Uttarakhand government. This place is the preferred destination for trekkers and wildlife lovers.