Katepurna Sanctuary is around 40 km from Akola
and is the catchments area of Katepurna reservoir, which attracts water birds. The vegetation is of southern tropical dry deciduous forest.
Noted for the
four-horned antelope and barking deer, the sanctuary is inhabited by other animals such as black buck, wolf, leopard, hyena, wild boar, nilgai, hare, jungle cat and monkey. Peafowl can also be spotted.
The best time to visit is October to June.
Sonegaon Airport is the closest airport, 292 km away. Akola Junction Railway Station is the nearest railhead.