Established in 1976, Katarniaghat Sanctuary is situated in Terai area on the Indo-Nepal border in Bahraich District
, Uttar Pradesh
The sanctuary is spread over an area of 400 sq km, and is home to a variety of animals such as tiger, leopard, swamp deer, blackbuck, chital, barking deer, sambhar, nilgai, sloth bear, wild boar, gharial and magar.
November to June is the best time to visit here.
Katarniaghat is well linked by road to other parts of the state. It is 44 km from Mihinpurwa. The nearest airport is at Lucknow, 205 km away.