Welcome to Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation
The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) is a government organization committed to the conservation, management, and regulation of the protected areas and biodiversity in Nepal. It has a network of protected areas that include 10 national parks, 3 wildlife reserves, 6 conservation areas, 1 hunting reserve, and 12 buffer zone areas. These protected areas cover 34,185.62 sq. km (23.23%) of the total geographical area of the country.