The famed Gandhi Park snuggled in the heart of the city is one of the oldest parks of Dehradun. This well-maintained park serves as an excellent meeting point for the joggers and fitness freaks who come here often. Health camps are also held here from time to time and the park has government approved parking space.
Why Gandhi Park ?
The Gandhi Park exhibits lush greenery; one can jog on the well-marked trails or indulge in yoga and meditation. The park also boasts a play area for kids, having different types of swings. You can sit on the benches and keep an eye on your children, while you admire the beauty of the place. Paltan Market is not far away from here, so you can window shop and buy cool stuff. Some of the nearby attractions from Gandhi Park are St. Francis Church, Sai Darbar Temple, Pacific Mall, MDDA Park, Malsi Deer Park, Robbers Cave, and FRI.
famous food joints and restaurants like Buffet, Kumar Sweet Shop, Kumar Vegetarian, Black Pepper and McDonald’s are located near the park.
Best Time to Visit
This park opens from 4 am to 8 pm and can be visited in any season.
How to reach Gandhi Park
Gandhi Park situated on the main Rajpur road is about half a km from the city center, Clock Tower. The popular points of the city like Parade Ground and Astley Hall are only a stone pelt’s away from Gandhi Park. Local transport is available from any point of the city to Gandhi Park. This park is about 46 km from Rishikesh, 53 km from Haridwar and around 246 km from Delhi. The nearest railhead is located at a distance of 3 km and the closest airport, Jolly Grant airport is at 29 km away from Gandhi Park.