Semarsot Wildlife Sanctuary derives its name from a small village Semarsot, on Ambikapur
- Ramanujganj road, in Sarguja District
. It is about 68 km from Ambikapur
Covering about 430 sq km of forest land, this sanctuary shelters tiger, leopard,
four-horned antelope, muntjac, chevrotain,
striped hyena, bear, blue bulls,
sambar deer, chital, barking deer, wild pigs, gaur, jackals and peacock.
January to June is ideal to visit the sanctuary.
Anuppur Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station. Nearest bus station is at Ramanuj Ganj.