Gardens, Parks & Picnic Spots

Ajmal Khan Park

Near Karol Bagh, spread over an area of five acres, has musical fountains.

Buddha Jayanti Park
Good picnic spot. In commemoration of 2,500th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. Get there from the Ridge Road, Shankar Road or Sardar Patel Marg.

Children's Park
Near India Gate, has swings, slides and an aquarium.

Deer Park
A paradise for morning walkers, has huts for staying and is approachable from Hauz Khas Village, Safdarjang Enclave or near the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association courts side.

Dhaula Kuan Complex
Near Dhaula Kuan. It has an artificial lake, hanging bridge, playground and waterfalls. A cooling experience especially during the summer.

Green area around the Idgah in Hauz Khas Enclave.

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India Gate Lawns
Beautiful lawns over a large area, a popular evening location. Ice cream and other snacks available from mobile vendors.

Ideal place for bird lovers in Chirag Delhi. It also has well developed forests.

Kalkaji District Park
With lakes and beautiful terraced gardens a quiet spot near the Nehru Place office complex.

Kalindi Kunj
Near the NOIDA border  near Apollo hospital, a good getaway with fountains and colourful lights during the night.

Ladakh Buddha Vihar
A closed area next to ISBT on Ring Road.

Lodhi  Gardens
Another picnic spot and a joy for morning walkers with lots of greenery and trees. Access from Lodi Road and near Khan Market.

Mughal Gardens
Located in the Rashtrapati Bhavan complex, it is open to the public only during February and March.

On the outskirts of Mehrauli near Qutab Minar, the Phool Walon ki Sair is held there in October every year.

Mahavir Gardens
Located on the Ridge it is named after the founder of Jainism, Lord Mahavir.

NDMC Lake Park
Has a musical fountain and is located near the Safdarjang Flyover in Lakshmibai Nagar.

Nehru Park
Near the Ashok Hotel in the Chanakyapuri, it is spread over an area of 85 acres landscaped. Popular picnic spot.

Okhla Dam
Near the Yamuna Canal it has facilities for fishing. Close to the Holy Family Hospital it is a picnic spot.

Rose Gardens
There is one at Shantipath in the Diplomatic Area, Chanakyapuri and another in Hauz Khas opposite Safdarjang's Tomb.

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Yamuna Water Front
South of Rajghat, it is a 4 kilometre long boulevard with green lawns and a floral clock.

Zoological Garden
Designed by the West German zoo specialist, Hergenbeck it is between Purana Qila and Humayun's tomb. Closed on Fridays, it is a good picnic spot.


Badhkal Lake
A popular picnic spot, it has facilities for water sports.

Suraj Kund
The site of the annual Surajkund Mela, there is a golf course, an exotic hotel and one can fish and also do boating.

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
Paradise for bird watchers in winter, it is 46 kilometres away from Delhi in Gurgaon district.