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Govind Wildlife Sanctuary

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Govind Pashu Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Uttarakashi District in the state of Uttarakhand.  This park was declared a National Park on March 1st, 1955. The altitude in the park ranges from 1,400 to 6,323 metres (4,593 to 20,745 ft) above sea level.Within the park is the Har-ki-dun valley which is a known spot for trekking, while the Ruinsiyara high altitude lake is also popular as a tourist destination. The Har-ki-dun Forest Rest House is known for its location amidst a valley of wild flowers. The forest rest houses of Naitwar, Taluka and Osla are en route to Hari-ki-dun and attract large number of tourists.

Fauna in this area include the black bear, the brown bear, common leopard, serow, golden eagle, bearded vulture, snow cock, steppe eagle and the black eagle.

The sanctuary contains western Himalayan broadleaf forests at its lowest elevations, transitioning to western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests and western Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows at its highest elevations.

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Source : Uttarakhand Forest Government of Uttarakhand, Last Updated on 04-12-2017