Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park

Fort Rd, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001 Phone: 9571271000 Average Price: $ 0 per person


Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park lies at the foot of Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur city, Rajasthan's iconic and best known fort. The Park extends across 70 hectares - about 200 acres - of rocky land surrounding the fort. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park was created in 2006 to try
and restore the natural ecology of a large, rocky wasteland  next to Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. It had suffered years of neglect and was overrun by baavlia (Prosopis juliflora), an invasive, thorny shrub introduced from central America almost a century ago. The challenge was to eradicate the baavlia and create a suitable home for native rock-l oving plants that we would bring back from the desert. 
Opening hours: Winter: 8:00-18:00
Tickets: Students Rs 10

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