Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1978 to the southwest of Hazaribagh in the Chhotanagpur plateau area. It covers an area of about 211 sq. kms. The terrain is undulating and dissected by rivers and streams.

Located in the south-west part of Chatra district, Lawalong sanctuary has a rich wildlife, including tiger and bison. Different spices of birds and serpents are also found here. On the way to Daltonganj from Ranchi, a tourist can take a turn for this sanctuary at Chandwa and drive down the 75 Kms stretch. A variety of wildlife including Tiger, Panther, Hyena, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Nilgai are available in this sanctuary.

Flora:
Sanctuary covers an area of about 211 sq. kms. The terrain is undulating and dissected by rivers and streams. Moist mixed deciduous forest, Dry mixed decidious forest, Dry Savannah Forest, Dry tropical riverine forest.

Fauna:
Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary is home to Leopard, Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat, Wolf, Cheetal and Sambar deer.

Major Wildlife Attractions: Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary
Lawalong sanctuary has a rich wildlife, including tiger and bison. Different spices of birds and serpents are also found here.

Best Time to Visit: Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary
The period from November to March is ideal to visit the Sanctuary.

How to Get there:
Road: The place is well connected by road with major cities, nearest road head is Tori and Gaya (100 Kms.).

Rail: Nearest Train Head is Tori.

General Info / Tips:
Summers are very hot.

Location:
Bihar, India

Nearest Access:
Tori (52 Kms.)

Wildlife Found:
Leopard, Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat, Wolf, Cheetal and Sambar deer

Coverage Area:
211-sq-kms