There are around 420 forest sanctuaries and 70 National Parks in India. Later on various added up. Author has been a nature lover and provides the distinct facts about the forests in Maharashtra. He has narrated the types of experiences he gained from visiting the various forests all over Maharashtra. With the aim as to make known to all the readers, the facts about the forests and the flora & fauna in it can be found out. He specifies that how should one behave in the forest, what aspects should be noted about the forest, what to observe which proves quite intresting for a reader. Some details like the contact numbers are quite old and may have been changed now as this book is published in the year 2003.
This book is divided into 2 parts where the first part details the forests in the western Maharashtra and kokan region like Bhimashankar, NandurMadhameshwar, bird sanctury, Phansad forest, Malvan oceanatic forest, dajipur bison sanctury, Chandoli, Mayni bird sanctury & Rehkuri.
In the second part, author describes the forests in Vidarbha & Marathwada region of Maharashtra like, Nagzira, Navegaon national Park, Allopalli forest, Tadoba National park, Ambari forest, Tipeshwar, Painganga forest, Nehru National park at Pench, Melghat Tiger reserve, Gugamal national Park, Malkhed, Bor forest, Anerdam forest, Yaawal forest, Gautala forest and Jayakwadi bird sanctury.