National Park, a protected area representing the thick woodlands of the Dangs and southern Gujarat
is situated in the Navsari
District of Gujarat state, India
.Riding on the banks of Ambika River and measuring roughly 24 km sq in area, the park lies about 65 km east of the town of Chikhali on the National Highway 8, and about 80 km north-east of the city of Valsad
. Vansda, the town from which the name of the park is derived, is an important trading place for the surrounding area where the majority of the population is represented by adivasis. Vansda-Waghai
state highway runs through the park, so does the narrow gauge rail link connecting Ahwa to Billimora.
Established in 1979 as a National Park, the deciduous forest area having groves of "Katas" bamboo owes its beauty to no felling of trees since 1952. Nestled in the Western Ghats of Sahyadri range, it has a unique flavour of flora and fauna population.Apart from the Botanical garden, some of the other attractions include local tribes, "Gira Falls", and the "Conversation center".