Kunjakharak Forest Rest House

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Kunjakharak FRH is at an elevation of 2323 mts. ‘kharak’ in the local dialect means a place where cattle can rest. Built in 1935. It is the last FRH on this ridge line. The watch tower close to the FRH gives a view of the northern peaks of Binsar, Ranikhet, Mukteshwar, Trishul, Nandadevi, Panchachuli while on the south side, the plains of Bhabar and Terai can be seen near the FRH a patch of takil palm or Kumaoni palm can be seen, which is on the verge of extinction.

Tourist attraction near FRH :

Natural Forest beauty (Oak forest), trekking & camping, Nature walks, view of the villages on both side of FRH, Gangikharak RH (15kms), Birdwatching, wildlife sighting (leopard, Barking deer, ghoral, pheasants etc.)

Location : Nainital-Kilbury-Vinayak-kunjakharak road (36kms from Nainital)

Forest Division: Nainital
Elevation : 2323m AMSL
Year of Construction: 1935
Year of Renovation :2006

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