“Rajpur Park in Dehradun”
MDDA Park also nicknamed as the Rajpur Road Park is among the famous local attractions of Dehradun. It is known for its velvety gardens, trails and the colourful fountains that catch the attention of everybody. The park boasts of its well-marked jogging area, canteens and benches to enjoy the splendid mountainous view.
The park sees a lot of visitors during weekends. Many people come for picnicking with their loved ones. Those who visit here often are charmed by the gorgeous sunrise and sunset view that looks breathtakingly beautiful.
MDDA Park overview:
Entry Fee & Timings of MDDA Park:
MDDA Park remains open to its visitors from 9 am to 6 pm. You can enter the park by paying a minimal entry fee of Rs. 10.
Things to do:
The MDDA Park is one of the most popular attractions among family, kids, couples, elderly people and fitness freaks. The lavish gardens of this park allow the visitors to spend some time amidst the dewy nature. There is a kid’s play area with swings, where your children can dirt-off in the sand. While the jogging and walking trails in the park allow the fitness freaks to work on their body. The elderly people who visit this park gaze at the beauty of the dusty Himalayas, while sitting on the benches of the park.
The park also has a canteen from where you can buy some eatables. A restroom and parking space are also available in the park. If you have ample of time then you can visit some of the nearby attractions like Sai Darbar Temple, Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Temple, Malsi Deer Park, Robbers Cave, Pacific Mall, Sakya Centre Buddhist Monastery or the Tibetan Buddhist Temple.
Best Time to Visit:
MDDA Park can be visited all around the year but the ideal time would be during the Monsoon season. Between the months of July-September, one can see the mountains covered in mist and a picturesque view of a pristine river flowing by.
How to reach:
MDDA Park nestled in Kairwaan village is located at Rajpur Road in Dehradun. It situated about 9 km away from Dehradun’s Clock Tower and can be easily reached by taking the local bus or auto to Rajpur. Catch the Vikram no. 1 from Astley Hall which will drop you at Park. Dehradun railway station at 11 km away is the nearest railhead. Jolly Grant airport at 37 km away is the nearest air connectivity to the park.