About Karanji Lake Nature Park

Karanji Lake is one of the oldest urban lakes of Mysuru. It spreads over 90 acres of land and is more than 100 year old. Like most of urban lakes of our country, this lake too was dumping ground for municipal waste. In order to protect it and develop it, this lake was handed over to Mysuru Zoo during the year 1976. Since then, Lake has seen many positive changes; it has been transformed from waste dumping ground to living aquatic ecosystem, rain water harvesting pond and abode of urban wildlife. Every year the Nature Park receives 3lakh visitors. It has many visitor facilities and also has transformed into centre of nature education. It has the following amenities,

  • Walk-through-aviary
  • Palm Garden
  • Bambusetum
  • Children Play area
  • Bird Watch Tower
  • Butterfly Park
  • Orchidarium
  • Aviary
  • Forest Nursery
  • Pedal Boating Facility
  • Walking Track
  • Toll Free Toilets
  • Free Potable Water etc

The park is open form morning 8:30am to 5:30pm with Tuesday being a holiday. The lake is for sure a best place for nature enthusiast and environmentalists.

Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Zoo Main Road Indiranagar, Mysore, Karnataka 570010
0821 244 0752
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