Uniqueness:: It is an excellent wild life habitat in western Satpura hill ranges similar to Melghat tiger reserve. The forest type is southern tropical dry deciduous forests. In the northern Maharashtra the protected area has viable tiger population and has an extensive forest area on the outskirts.
Flora:Teak, Salai and anjan trees dominate in the forest, other main species are Ain, Shisam, Haldu, Tiwas, Khair, Charoli, Ja,mun, Tendu, Awala etc. There is a dense growth of bamboo and grasses.
Fauna:Tiger, Leopard, Hyena, Jackal, Fox, Wolf, Sambar, Chinkara, Nilgai, Wild boar, Barking deer, Jungle cat, Palm civet, Wild dog Sloth beer, Flying Squirrel etc. common grass land birds and hill birds dominate the avifauna in addition there are few wet land birds do exist. Sukilake do attract migratory birds.
Accessibility:Nearest Airport: Aurangabad (255 Kms). By Rail: Raver railway station on Bombay-Bhusawal Khandwa line is 25 kms. from sanctaury. By Road : Raver 25 Kms., Yawal 67 Km. easily approachable by road.
Accommodation:Day visit from Shirpur may be sufficient. However for night stay following accommodations may be available.
Season:February to May
Contact:ACF (WL),Yawal, At Yawal, Dist Jalgaon, 425301,Maharashtra, India.