Deer Park, Hisar

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Deer Park
Wildlife park
Bluebuck male & female deer
Bluebuck male & female deer
Deer Park is located in Haryana
Deer Park
Deer Park
Location in Haryana, India
Deer Park is located in India
Deer Park
Deer Park
Deer Park (India)
Coordinates: 29°11′27″N 75°45′32″E / 29.19083°N 75.75889°E / 29.19083; 75.75889Coordinates: 29°11′27″N 75°45′32″E / 29.19083°N 75.75889°E / 29.19083; 75.75889
Country India
StateHaryana
DistrictHisar
Founded byForests Department, Haryana
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Websiteharyanaforest.gov.in/DeerParkHisar.aspx

The Deer Park, Hisar, is near the town of Hisar, in the Hisar district of Haryana State, India. It has an area of 19 hectares (48 acres) including a 6-acre plot for producing fodder for the deer.[1]

Deer Park Hisar is located next to Hisar Airport and Blue Bird Lake on Hisar-Dhansu Road at Hisar. The Deer Park is next to Shatavar Vatika Herbal Park, Hisar. Both are run by the Forests Department, Haryana of Government of Haryana.

History[edit]

The Deer Park was established by the Forests Department, Haryana of Government of Haryanain 1970-71[1] to advance conservation and to increase public awareness and understanding of the topic through education.[1] It is the oldest among Zoos and deer parks in Haryana.

Deer[edit]

The deer to be found in the park include 20 Blackbuck, 16 Chital spotted deer and 6 sambar.[1] Below are pictures of some of the species found at the deer park (pictures for representation only):

Gallery[edit]

Other nearby attractions[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Deer Park, Hisar". Haryana Forest Department. Archived from the original on 13 May 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2014.