Sprawled over an area of around 22 acres, the Ooty Deer Park is a scenic natural site set at a distance of around 2.2 km from centre of Ooty. The place is a real deal with travellers getting a live opportunity to score on card of wildlife with natural beauty percolating around. It is the most accessible location in Ooty and on your visit you could enjoy the entire natural scene unfolding one by one with rare animals and flowers passing your way with every passage of moment.
The park has sambar deer and the number obviously have made it a Deer park of Ooty, beside Sambar deer you could witness several hares rabbit, water birds, chital deer etc. Nestled at an elevation of around 2240 meters, the park is considered as sanctuary with good collection of aquatic life and utmost greenery around. it is an ideal place to come during summer season and being a family friendly spot it could prove to be a great deal for travellers and nature lovers.
Apart from enjoying the scene the place could prove to be ideal for trekking and jungle expedition. The kids could educate their mind regarding Nilgiris environment and it would be a total new experience for you and your loved ones.
Things to note
You are expected to follow the rules of the park and polluting the environment is strictly prohibited. A handout would give you information regarding what you can do and what are cannot, you are expected to be a responsible tourist with appreciating and encouraging the method of preservation.
Best time to visit
The month of March till May is ideal to make your way here.
From primary location like bus stand the park is at a distance of 1.4 km so traveller would not find it hard to locate the address of the site.
Address: Deer Park, West Mere, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643006.