It is located along the north-east border of Goa at Molem, about 60km from
Panaji along the national highway NH4.
It lies south of the mountainous terrain that separates Goa from its
neighbor, Karnataka. It covers an area of 240 square Kms of thick forests
along the western ghats and is the biggest of the three wildlife sanctuaries of
It is rich in wildlife. Within the park is located some famous sites
including the "Devil's Canyon" and "Dudhsagar Waterfalls" and
the ancient " Temple of Tambdi
Surla", Goa's only remaining intact temple dating back to the Kadamba
The GTDC has tourist cottages in
the area called the Forest Resort with a restaurant on site.
The main approach is via Molem, which lies about 28kms from Ponda on the NH4.
The nearest Train station is Colem about 10kms away. All buses bound for
Bangalore, Belgaum, Hubli and Hospet stop at Molem. There are also daily
services from Ponda.