Kheoni Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1955, is situated in Dewas District, Madhya Pradesh. Spread over an area of 122.7 sq km, its rich dry deciduous forest, which mainly consists of teak and bamboo species, and is a home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Major animal species found here include chital, sambar, blue bull, four-horned antelope, wild boar and barking deer.
The sanctuary is also rich in birdlife. The Sanctuary also has a number of tourists' spots for visitors. For taking the bath in the 'Bal-Ganga' which flows in the forest village Kheoni, people come here 3-4 times every year. There is also an ancient Shiv temple in the village in which the ancient idols of the god and goddess have been found. They are able to find accommodation at the Forest Rest House of Kheoni. Read more about Kheoni Wildlife Sanctuary
Zone A, Zone B
Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
Nearest Aerodromesare Indore and Bhopal.
Nearest Railway Stations is Harda.
Nearest Bus stands are Kheoni, Kannod and Dewas.