Jim Corbett National Park is situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. It was established during British period in 1936 and named as Hailey National Park. It is the first and the oldest national parks of India. It was renamed after the naturalist and hunter, Jim Corbett who played a prominent role in its foundation. The Jim Corbett National Park was honored with the implementation of Project Tiger in the year 1973 as a distinct royal tiger territory of most endangered species.
The Mystic landscape of Corbett is well known for its legendry tiger bounty. Extending up to 520 sq km, the area belongs to hilly terrain topography along with marshy depressions, riverine belts, dense forest area, grasslands and large lakes. Along with the adventure and safari, there is an amenity which allows the tourist enthusiasts to stay overnight in the lap of national park relaxing in the pleasing environment alluring the eco freaks. Along with the overnight stay, there is a facility of an open top Jeep Safari in Corbett alluring the wild trippers.
A Wide variety of rich species of flora and fauna can be spotted here in the national park. The Park area is situated where the Ramganga flows along the woodlands and thickets of the national park and wildlife species such as elephants, leopards, species of birds, Himalayan black bears, sloth bears, Indian pangolin, Himalayan goral, barking deer and various other species are found along with various flora species like teak, silver oak, sal, khair, eucalyptus, jacaranda and many more species of trees, ferns, shrubs, bamboos and grasses.
Trippers can visit Corbett via rail or road and Ramnagar is the prime location to reach the national park, The Best time to visit Corbett Park is from December to March when the temperature slides down to 5 degrees and a little cooler than hot and muggy weather thereby increasing chances of catching a sight of Royal Bengal Tiger during the winter months especially in the mornings.