The Bilaspur city is famous for the Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden.

 It is a zoo near Sakri, about 10 km from Bilaspur on Mungali Road.

Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden Bilaspur

There are mainly 03 zoos in Chhattisgarh, out of which Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden is the most famous.

Here you will find many species of animals, fish, snakes, etc.

Apart from all these, it also has swings for small children which attract the kids a lot.

Whenever people from different places in Chhattisgarh go to Bilaspur, they first plan to visit Kanan Pendari.

It is very close to Bilaspur city, due to which tourists keep coming every day.

If you ever visit Bilaspur, you must visit Kanan Pendari once.

Let us now know about this small zoo.

Location of Kanan Pendari Zoological 

Kanan Pendari is near Sakri on Mungeli road, 10 km from Bilaspur city of Chhattisgarh.


This Zoological Garden was established in the year 2004-2005.

Catchment Area

It is spread over an area of about 114.636 hectares.

Wildlife Kanan Pendari Zoo

Kanan Pendari Zoo animals
Kanan Pendari Zoo animals

There are about 70 species of wildlife here that attract tourists.

Especially White Peacock, Black Buck, and Barking Dear attract more. 


There is a good arrangement for the tourists, there are water coolers for drinking water, benches, toilets, safari cars, and swings for children to play at many places.

It takes about 2-3 hours to visit the entire zoo on foot, so whenever you come, leave time so that you can see the jumping animals, and beautiful birds here.

Entrance fees for Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden 

50 rs for adults and 20 rs for child

Timing Kanan Pendari Zoo 

Tuesday to Sunday

Closing day Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden 


Summer Opening Hours

8.00 am to 6.00 pm

Winter Opening Hours

9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden Contact number


How to reach Kanan Pendari Zoo

It is very easy to reach here, you can go by vehicle or taxi, or bus.

By Road

Nearest Bus Stand is Bilaspur Bus Stand

By Rail

Nearest Railway Station is Bilaspur Railway Station, Uslapur Railway Station

By Plane

Nearest Airport is Swami Vivekananda Airport Raipur

Places To Visit Near Kanan Pendari

Devrani Jethani Temple

If you are fond of seeing archaeological sites, ancient idols, temples, etc. then you must visit Devrani Jethani Temple located in Talagaon. The idol of Rudra Shiva located here is very famous.

Khuntaghat Dam

The Khuntaghat Dam built on the Kharang River is a center of attraction for the people around you. Often the people of Bilaspur go for outings with their friends.


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