Kilbury FRH, built in 1920 at an elevation of 2215m, it gives an overview of the Naini lake down below. The FRH, has a wide variety of moss and ferns and unique orchids in the forests. The walk from Pangot to kilbury FRH is very popular as it traverses through thick oak, pine, bamboo, cedar and rhododendron forests. A day visit to naina peak at 2620m can be adventurous as you may come across barking deer, kakar, sambar, langurs and sometimes a leopard.
Tourist attraction near FRH :
Himalayan view from FRH, trekking to Naina peak, Pangot, Naina Devi Himalayan Bird Reserve for birdwatching, wildlife sighting (leopard, Barking deer, ghoral, pheasants etc.)
Location : Nainital-Barpather-Tonkey-Kilbuary road (13 kms from Nainital)
Forest Division: Nainital
Elevation : 2215m AMSL
Year of Construction: 1920
Year of Renovation :2009