Timings - Opening & Closing:
Summer: 7.00 AM - 6.00 PM ,
Winter: 7.00 AM - 6.00 PM
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Somwarpet taluka of Coorg district and is one of 21 wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka. This sanctuary is home to rare and endangered birds and hence, is designated as one of the important bird areas of the world. Within Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, there is Kumara Parvat peak, which is the highest peak. This sanctuary is joined with the Bisle reserve forest in north and Kukke Subramanya forest range in west.
Visitors can find several plant species like Albizia lebbeck, Artocarpus lakoocha, Dysoxylum malabaricum and Mesua ferrea. Indian Wild Dog, Brown Palm Civet, Indian Giant Squirrel, Indian Hare, Spotted Deer and Sambar are few of the animal species that can be spotted there. Other species like Indian Muntjac, Gaur, Asian Elephant, Wild Pig, Giant Flying Squirrel, Travancore Flying and Stripe-necked mongoose can also be found at the sanctuary.