About Forest Research InstituteSet amidst the lush green of the beautiful town of Dehradun, Forest Research Institute is an education and tourist spot. It is known for its natural diversity, spectacular beauty and magnificent architecture, this institute is one of the top places to see in Dehradun. The institute offers education and research in different areas of forestry—plants, climate, topography, animals, and birds of the Himalayan forests.
Built on the lines of Greco-roman architecture, the edifice covers an area of 5 km. The campus was established by the British in 1906. The place has 6 museums that exhibit the research on areas related to forestry. The prestigious Indian Council of Forest Research is also a part of this institute. Tourists can enjoy this place because of its scenic views, rich architecture, picnic area and fresh environment.
Highlights: Picnic area, lush green campus, rich architecture, scenic views, 6 museums, and peaceful ambiance.
Location: Forest Research Institute (Deemed University) P.O.IPE, Kaulagarh Road, Dehradun - 248195
Timings: Monday to Friday –9 AM to 5 PM.
Entry Fee: INR 10 per person.