Flora and Fauna of Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary exhibits a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna including a number of unique species. It hosts about 8 species of mammals including Rhesus Monkey, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Nilgai and others. Leopards, Brown Bear and Musk Deer can also be seen roaming in the sanctuary. In addition to these, the sanctuary has also recorded around 15 species of birds such as White Cheeked Bulbul, Golden Oriole, Jungle Crow, Red Jungle Fowl, Peafowl, Blue Rock Pigeon, Indian Myna and many more. Many migratory birds also flock at Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary. A number of rare plants, herbs and shrubs also grow in the sanctuary.
Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary is well connected with the civilization. The nearest railway station to reach the sanctuary is Jammu railway station, situated at a distance of 8 kilometres, while the nearest airport is also at Jammu, located a few kilometres away. Regular bus facility also conveniently connects the sanctuary with Jammu. Trekking is greatly cherished here, however a little preparation must be taken for the same like trekking shoes, light clothing and raincoats during summer or spring whereas in winters one must carry windcheaters and light sweaters to avoid the chill. Huts have also been built amidst the sanctuary which can also be availed for staying and enjoying an adventurous visit to the sanctuary. For visiting Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary, passes must be obtained by the tourists from Regional Wildlife Warden of Jammu.