The Melghat Tiger Reserve is one of the best known in the country. Located at the border of Maharahstra and Madhya Pradesh, you may not only come across the majestic tiger in this reserve but also a wide variety of other animals and birds, including the very elusive forest owlet. The giant flying squirrel is also a rare sighting here. Another interesting destination is the Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary which offers a perfect escape from the pressures of urban living.
Bhimashankar Wild Life Sanctuary (Pune)
Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary was created in the Ambegaon and Khed talukas of Pune District, in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra in order mainly to protect the habitat of the Indian Giant Squirrel.
Radhanagari (Dajipur) Bison Sanctuary (Kolhapur)
Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located in Radhanagari Taluka of Kolhapur district, Maharashtra stateIndia. It lies at the southern end of the Sahyadri hills in the Western Ghats.
Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located at the meeting of three Tehsils of Sangli district: Kadegaon, Walva and Palus. The wildlife sanctuary is man-made; it is an artificially cultivated forest without a perennial supply of water, and most of the wildlife species were artificially introduced. It has an area of 10.87 km².
Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary (Nagpur)
Nagzira wildlife sanctuary is located between Bhandara district and Gondia district of Maharashtra at . Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is locked in the arms of nature and adorned with a picturesque landscape, luxuriant vegetation and serves as a living outdoor museum to explore and appreciate nature.
Karnala Bird Sanctuary
The Karnala Bird Sanctuary is located in Panvel Taluka of Raigad District, outside Mumbai, India near Matheran and Karjat. The sanctuary is quite small with an area of 12.11 square kilometres but along with the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Tungareshwar sanctuary is one of the few sanctuaries to be within reach of the city of Mumbai.