Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Satara

Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary

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About Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Summer: 7.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Winter: 7.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the natural attractions of Maharashtra, located in the western part of Satara District, at a distance of about 70 km from Satara City. Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary covers over 420 sq km of area and encompasses the Eastern and Western catchments of the Koyna Dam. Broadly classified into Vasota, Maharkhor and Indavli Met regions; Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary is bordered by Shivasagar Lake and Chandoli National Park and extensions of the Western Ghats on its other two sides.

Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, formed in 1985, is home to diverse species of wildlife such as tigers, panthers, gaur, sloth bears,sambar, barking deer, mouse deer, dhole dogs, gaint squirrels, otters, common langurs, pythons, cobras, brown capped woodpeckers, goshawks, long tailed nightjars, fairy bluebirds, etc.

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