The Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand has been closed by the wildlife authorities for the monsoon season and has prohibited travelers from visiting the site for a short while. The night patrolling has also been strengthened inside the park premises so as to prevent poaching and smuggling activities during the monsoon season. The wildlife authorities of Jim Corbett National Park have closed the primary routes of the wildlife park for the next four months as the situation becomes dangerous for the tourists during the monsoon.
Located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, the Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest wildlife national park in India and was established in the year 1936 in a mission to protected the Bengal Tigers, which are one of the most endangered wildlife species in India. The Jim Corbett Park, which is under the Project Tiger initiative, has sub-Himalayan belt geographical and ecological characters. The presence of around 488 wild species of plants and fauna makes it a perfect destination for ecotourism and wildlife jungle safari in north India. The Jim Corbett National Park is also considered as major wildlife and adventure destination in north India.