It is located in Vanasthalipuram, about 15-km from the centre of the town. This park is one of the important tourist attractions of Hyderabad. The Forest Department maintains this park.
The once the Nizam's hunting grounds is now home for a few hundred black buck along with several species of birds. The Deer Park has an undulating terrain, of 189 hectares dominated by acacia trees. In the monsoon this park looks picturesque with the golden and white flowers of these trees on the lush green carpet of grass.
Flora and Fauna :
Dry scrub jungle with grass lands. Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali National Park provides the much-needed safe haven essential for the existence of black buck. It is also home to a hundred species of birds, and pond herons, egrets, kingfishers, cormorants can be sighted almost always. More lucky ones can even watch black bucks, literally locking horns in a duel for a score of beautiful does.