Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary The Asansol-Durgapur region is composed of undulating latterite region. This area lies between two mighty rivers – the Damodar and the Ajay. They flow almost parallel to each other( 30 km apart) in the region. Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary (popular for Deer Park) was established in 1977. This wooded area is located near Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal. It has an average elevation of 56 metres (180 ft).
During summer, the temperature can shoot well above 40 °C (104 °F) and in winters it can drop to around 10 °C (50 °F). The annual average rainfall is 1,212 millimetres (47.7 in), mostly in the monsoon months (June to October).
It is home to a number of deer including the Blackbuck and Spotted deer. Other animals include jackals, foxes and a variety of water birds.