Spread over a sprawling area of 157 sq km in the district of Shivpuri, is the Madhav National Park. It is one of the major wildlife parks in the district.
Blessed with perennial carpeting of the conifers and the squeaky cleanliness in air, this park boasts of some of the most exquisite species like the little Chinkara, the Indian gazelle, and the Chital, Nilgai, Sambar, Chausingha or four-horned Antelope, Blackbuck, Sloth Bear, Leopard and the omnipresent common Langur. In terms of aves, this park is host to species like the white-breasted kingfisher, pond heron, purple-sunbird and painted stork. It was a famous hunting spot for the Gwalior royal family as well as the British. The Madhav National Park emanates pristine beauty during the summer months and is surrounded by verdant environs from all the sides, thus becoming an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts.