Ken, one of the sixteen perennial rivers of Madhya Pradesh
, is a tributary of river Yamuna
. It flows about 55 km through Panna National Park
from north to south. Hence, it is a source of drinking water for animals including gharial (a rare crocodile) as well as a large number of aquatic fauna. Numerous streams accompany Ken at Panna
Raneh Falls, on Ken River, is noted for its rock formation. Chitrakut and Banda are the other areas through which it flows. Finally, Ken meets at the Betwa-Yamuna confluence.