Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary is the first wildlife sanctuary in Maharashtra established in 1958 as Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary . Its also known as Bison Sanctuary, as Indian bison alias Gaur (Bos gaurus) numbering around 1091 were seen here as per 2014 count . It is situated at the southern end of the Sahyadri hills, the Western Ghats. Its a natural World Heritage Site notified by UNESCO as Sahyadri sub cluster of Western Ghats. for category ix and x.
Tributaries of Krishna River; Bhogavati River, Dirba River, Dudhganga River, Kallamma River and Tulshi River, flows through this wildlife sanctuary. Maharastra State Highway number 116 passes through the center of this wildlife sanctuary.
Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary
How Do I Go to Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary?
Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at around 45 kilometers from Kolhapur,railway station. Forest department maintains a rest house called Dak bungalow and a dormitory here.