Urban Forest Parks & Eco - Tourism
Telangana state has extensive forest cover that is being conserved according to strict laws, regulations and guidelines. Explore the wonderful flora and fauna, inhabiting the forests and urban forest parks, in the state. Urban forest parks are being created to provide a thriving habitat for many species of animals while promoting green cover. Eco-tourism in the state has a great potential, that can be explored, while maintaining a proper balance that nurtures the environment. The myriad attractions of nature in the form of national parks, urban forest parts, and exotic ecotourism destinations beckons visitors to spend time in the midst of nature and truly rejuvenate, breathing fresh air and witnessing the verdant greenery.
The Forest blocks in and around cities are developed into Urban Forest Parks (UFP) under the flagship programme of Telanganaku HarithaHaram. These Urban Forest Parks will not only provide the whole some healthy living environment but also contribute to the growth of smart, clean, green, sustainable and healthy cities in the state. Main focus is given to develop all the Forest blocks in and around Hyderabad into Urban Forest Parks. There are 129 locations where Forest Blocks having nearly 1,50,000 acres area within the HMDA and GHMC limits.
These parks are a big hit among the local citizens and there is a lot of appreciation from the public. These parks are mainly being used by morning walkers, day visitors, school children and student community. These parks are providing lung spaces for the city dwellers and a great recreational facility during the week ends. These parks will not only provide the required oxygen to the city dwellers but will also play a vital role in the preservation and conservation of local bio-diversity and thus help in maintaining the local ecological balance.