Chandoli National Park is situated in Sahyadri mountain ranges in Western ghats, and spread across an area of 317.67sq.km. along the back waters of chandoli dam called Vasantasagar. On 14th may, 2014 it was declared as 6th national park in Maharashtra and on 5th January 2010was announced as a part of Sahy`adri tiger reserve. The park is covered by dense forest, glassland and laterite plateaus. It is critical to preserve the fores considering its rich biodiversity and other ecological factors.