The Kasu Brahmananda Reddy national park is located in Jublee Hill, Hyderabad and has an area of about 156.30 Hectares. The park was founded in 1994 to preserve the biodiversity of the area and was named after the late Kasu Brahmananda Reddy the previous chief Minister of Hyderabad.
The flora of the area is tropical Deciduous which is typical of the Hyderabad region and has about 600 species of trees, shrubs, climbers, herbs, grasses and several bryophytes, pteridophytes and xerophytes. The fauna of the area comprises of many diverse species of Birds, mammals, butterflies and reptiles. The park often described as “a jungle amidst the concrete jungle” is in the center of Hyderabad provides a refuge to a number of jungle cats, Palm Civets, Hares, Mongooses, Wild Boars, Monitor Lizards, and different species of snakes and provides an excellent escape from the busy city life and rising pollution levels.
The park also has a number of historical monuments like The Chiran Palace belonging to the Nizam of Hyderabad to name a few. The park also conducts a number of camps for schoolchildren to spread ecological awareness.
One can reach the park by Air the closest airport being Begumpet airport 5km from Secundrabad railway station and there are a number of flights that connect Hyderabad with the rest of India, by rail the closest station would be Secundrabad railway station and Begumpet station and the closest bus terminal would be Goliguda, Hyderabad (16km).
The Park timings are from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.