Gopegarh is a popular picnic spot located at a distance of 2.5 km from Medinipur. The place has derived its name from the name of Gope king who once ruled here. Gopegarh Eco Park is situated on the banks of Kangsabati river. A number of hillocks and trees and forests surround the area which makes picnic at this eco-park an amazing experience. The park hosts a variety of trees including Shal, Bakul, Tekosha etc. You can take a stroll to the tribal villages inside the forests.

Important Information

For more details contact: Gopegarh Heritage and Nature Eco Tourism Centre, DFO, Medinipur East, Tel: (03222) 275869.

How to Reach

You can reach Medinipur from Howrah by local trains. From there you can hire a car to reach Gopegarh. Buses are also plying from Medinipur Bus Stand to Gopegarh.

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