Parambikulam sanctuary is one of the kerala’s premier wildlife reserves of 285 km2 stretch forest. It is a thickly forest with bamboo, rosewood, teak & sandal woods. Parambikulam is the remains of original teak forest, it very famous the Asia largest for kannamari teak tree.
And Parambikulam is well known for India’s most prominent mammals and animals like Tiger,Wild dogs, Leopards, Elephants, Spotted deer, Sloth bear, Wild boar, Barking deer, Langurs, Macaques, ect., It is also famous for birds migration like civet, chevrotain, pangolin, crocodile, jungle cat, porcupine and 140 different kind birds are found in the sanctuary.
Parambikulam Dam is of 3.5 kms from parambikulam Wild life sanctuary. Parambikulam dam is located in palakkad district, it is the one of the biggest dam in india of capacity 69,165 (Cu. Mt x1000) and it is world larges Volume Embankment Dams.