Kolhuchaur Forest Rest House

kolhuchaur-forest-rest-houseKolhuchaur FRH built in 1890 is at an elevation of 381m and is 9km from Saneh. It is approachable by four-wheel drive from December onward. However, during the rainy season up to December, it is a difficult trek as one has to cross the Kolhu river at nine places. The FRH connects Corbett Tiger Reserve Via Lal Darwaza-Hathikund-Chaukhamb-Nauri FRH on forest roads, motorable during fair weather. It is one of the best known for wilderness habitat. There is a machan at the north Kotri range to view the lush undergrowth and sigh wildlife. Short walks to Kolhu river are also enjoyable. A Gujjar camp is situated near Salbani temple less than 2km from the FRH on an open grasslands named are very interesting to flip through.

Tourist attraction near FRH :

Short Nature walks/trails to Kolhu river, Gujjar camps, Wildlife sighting (Elephant, tiger, leopard, deer, barking, spotted deer, blue bull etc.)

Location : Kotdwar-Saneh-Kolhuchaur (10kms from Kotdwar.)

Forest Division: Lansdowne Forest Division, Kotdwar

Elevation : 381m AMSL
Year of Construction: 1890
Year of Renovation : 2012

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