Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is one of 21 Wildlife Sanctuaries of India’s Karnataka state.
This sanctuary is located in Somwarpet taluk of the Kodagu district. It is home to rare and endangered birdlife. The Kadamakkal reserve forest is a part of the sanctuary. Pushpagiri (Kumara Parvatha) is the highest peak in it.The sanctuary adjoins Bisle reserve forest to the north and Kukke Subramanya forest range to the west.
Mandalpatti peak, Kote betta and Makkalagudi betta are mountains fall in the sanctuary. Mallalli falls and Kote abbe waterfalls (also called as Mukkodlu falls) are located inside the sanctuary. The Pushpagiri Wildlife Sancutuary has been proposed as one of the World Heritage Site.
The altitude of the sanctuary varies from 160 to 1712 m, the highest point being the Pushpagiri Peak in the north of the sanctuary. The Kumaraparvatha is the other peak that lies within it. The sanctuary adjoins Bisle reserve forest to north and Kukke Subramanya forest range to the west. Best time to visit Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is between November and March.
There is no accommodation available in the sanctuary.