Dinosaur Fossils National Park


Dinosaur Fossils National Park


Dindori District, Madhya Pradesh

Best time

 October to February


2, 74,100 sq meters


Some of the fossils found in this region are
sauropod (herbivore dinosaur) bones, Complete nest of dinosaurs along with the eggs, shark teeth, footprint of dinosaur, tree Fossils, marine mollusks such as oysters and gastropods, inoceramids and other marineorganism fossils and Fossils can unravel myths about the

Dinosaur Fossils National Park is located in Dindori District, Madhya Pradesh . Area of Dinosaur Fossils National Park is 2, 74,100 sq meters ,best time to visit Dinosaur Fossils National Park is between October to February

Madhya Pradesh’s Ghughua Fossil National Park is located in the Dindori district of the state. The park has an area of 2,74,100 square metres in the villages of Ghuguwa, Umaria, Deorakhurd, Barb Spur, Chanti-hills, Chargaon, and Deori Kohani.

Ghughua Fossil National Park, one of the country’s smallest parks, is a one-of-a-kind site in India.People travelling between Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks stop here to explore this park, which is a minor detour off the main road. Every year, hundreds of people, mostly archaeologists, scientists, and paleobotany students, visit this area. It is around 105 kilometres from Jabalpur.

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Major Attractions in & Around the Park
Tourist destinations next to fossil park are

  • Bandhavgarh,
  • Amarkantak,
  • Jabalpur,
  • Kanha national park,
  • Mandla,
  • Achanakmar wildlife sanctuary.


According to scientists, these unusual fossils were well preserved beneath the lava from the volcanic eruptions that built the Deccan plateau following the Cretaceous mass extinction event.

Sauropod (herbivore dinosaur) bones, Abelisaurus (carnivore dinosaur), dinosaur footprints, nesting sites and eggs, and fossils of gymnosperms and other enormous trees are among these ancient artefacts.

Surprisingly, marine fossils such as shark teeth and mollusks such as oysters and gastropods have been unearthed in the region, suggesting that an ancient sea once flowed in Central India