Kanha tiger Reserve is located in the Maikal Hills of the beautiful Satpura ranges spreading over two districts - Mandla and Balaghat.
Kanha was declared a reserve forest in 1879 and notified as a wildlife sanctuary in 1933. Its status was further upgraded to a national park in 1955.
Barasingha is the State animal of M.P and is only found in Kanha National Park. Tiger population is 100 in kanha highest in any park in M .P
Kanha National Park is nominated for "World's Leading Green Destination Award" Continuously from 2007.