A home to several wild species including the two-horned deer, Tiger, Neelgai and Peacock, the Malsi Deer Park is one of the major tourist attractions of Doon Valley. Snuggled in the foothills of the Shivalik mountain range, the Malsi Deer Park is a famous mini- zoological garden and now named as Dehradun Zoo. It is situated on Dehradun-Mussoorie road and lavishly sprawls over 25 hectares of land.
Why you must plan a visit to Malsi Deer Park?
Nestled in the tempting environs of Doon Valley, the Malsi Deer Park is one of the best places to throng on a Sunday morning. Dehradun Zoo has become the hot spot for kids, elderly people, families, and couples who come here to enjoy the lavish surroundings. Apart from varied animal and bird species, the park boasts a play area for kids. There are swings for kids and benches for you to relax and watch your tiny tots play. Some of the places to visit near Malsi Deer Park are Sai Darbar Temple, MDDA Park, Shiva Temple, Khalinga War Memorial, Robbers Cave, Sahastradhara, and FRI.
It offers canteen facility from where you can buy eatables.
Adult : INR 20/-, Kid : INR 10/-
Best Time to Visit
Malsi Deer Park can be visited all round the year. It remains open from 10 am 6 pm and is closed on Mondays.
How to reach Malsi Deer Park
Malsi Deer Park located on Dehradun-Mussoorie road is situated at a distance of 7 km from Clock Tower. This popular wildlife picnic spot is located about 53 km from Rishikesh, 61 km from Haridwar and 253 km from Delhi. Local buses and autos are available at low fare till Dehradun Zoo. The nearest railhead is Dehradun railway station at 9 km away from Malsi Deer Park. Jolly Grant airport about 37 km from Malsi Deer Park is the closest airport.