The Bannerghatta National Park is spread over an area of 25,000 acres in the southern outskirts of the city of Bangalore.
This park houses tigers, lions, panthers and many species of birds, an impressive collection of reptiles and a snake park where one can see these scaly creatures from a very close distance.
This park has been formed in 1971. The distance of this park from Bangalore is twenty two kilometers. In the park, one can find trees like Zizyphus, Chujjullu, Jalari, Tamarind, Neem and Sandal.
This park includes Pets Corner, Serpentarium, Crocodile Farm, Picnic Corner, the Safari Park that has a Lion Safari and Herbivore Safari and a Museum. Across the park, there is a beautiful Suvarnamukhi stream that has his origin in the Suvarnamukhi Hills.
There is a huge rock, almost one kilometer in length, at the base of which there is a Champaka Dharna Swamy Temple, the construction of which is in the Dravidian style of the Hoysala age.