Jim Corbett is the oldest and 9th largest National park in India. It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand This National Park was established by Edward Jim Corbett who played a key role in creating a national reserve for the endangered Bengal tiger. He used his Influencing power for convincing the provincial government to establish this Natioanl Park and it was called Hailey National Park since 1936. Thereafter In 1957, the park was renamed Jim Corbett National Park in his honour.
Corbett National Park comprises 520.8 km2 including area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grasslands and a large lake.
Owing to its physical conditions Nights are cold and days are bright and sunny. From July to September there is a rainfall.
In Summer the temperature does not go beyond 40 °C and but in Winter temperature may vary from 5 °C to 30 °C.
Jim Corbett is popular for its species of plants including trees, shrubs, ferns, grass, climbers, herbs and bamboos. Species of birds, dragonflies, reptiles, amphibians and species of fishes.
This national park are comprising of Bengal tigers, crocodiles and leopard and may species. The visitors can easily spot wildlife animals such as hogs, boars, sambas, sloths, pangolins, elephants, langurs and gorals. Himalayan Black bears, black bucks, Indian Grey Mongoose, yellow throated martens and deers are adding charm to this place. A periodic change in the climatic condition makes this place convenient for resident as well as the migratory birds like parakeets, jungle fowls, peacocks and eagles.