Sitabani Forest Rest House

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The historical FRH of Sitabani was built in 1940 and is located 27 km from Ramnagar on the Powalgarh road at an elevation of 515m perched on a hilltop. One can also take the forest road from Bhandarpani to Sitabani. There is a watch tower in the FRH compound, ideal for bird watchers. The ancient Sitabani Temple, a national monument under the Archaeological Survey of India, is close to the FRH which also has a sulphur spring. There are several caves in the forest around the FRH. Since there was no water at the FRH, a hydraulic system of pumping water up stream called the hydrum was installed by Mr. BP Srivastav; Conservator of Forest, Western Circle which was working till a few years back.

Tourist attraction near FRH :

Sitabani Temple, short nature walks, wildlife sighting & bird watching.

Location : 20 kms from Ramnagar.

Forest Division: Ramnagar
Elevation : 515m AMSL
Year of Construction: 1940

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