Shuklaphanta National Park was founded in 1969 and is known as the youngest national park in Nepal. The national park covers an area of 305 km square in the far western region and has the largest grassland in the Far Western. The national park was registered as the hunting reserve in 1976. The main aim of theShuklaphanta National Park is to preserve the swamp deer and there are more than 200o swamp deer in the national park. There are many other species in the national park such as tigers, rhinos, crocodiles, wild elephants and also migratory birds. We can see 350 species of birds, 24 species of mammals in the national parks. The vegetation types of the shuklaphanta national park primarily include Sal forest, Sal savanna, etc. There are 533 species of vascular plants, 410 dicots, 125 monocots and 700 species of flora in the area. In the riverside, we can see 28 species of fish and 12 species of reptiles. The best time to visit the Bardia National Park and Shuklaphanta National Park is from mid-September to mid-December and from the beginning of February through May.