About 21 km away from Kawardha
lies the Sahaspur Wildlife Sanctuary. The main inhabitants of the sanctuary include animals such as leopards, sloth bears, cheetal, jackals, jungle cats, and birds like including teals, herons, egrets, lapwings, kingfishers, ducks, stilts, doves, wagtails, oriels, sunbirds, woodpeckers, raptors and night birds. The Forest Department arranges night drives for travelers on request. A temple nearby is an added attraction for the visitors.