Sprawling about 150 ha area in the Shahpur Reserve Forest, Shahpur Prakruti Vihar is an eco-tourism site 6 km from the city. It has a forest information center, tourist huts, rest house, watch tower, and a botanical garden. Staying in tourist huts, ' Ritucharya,' offers rural ambience. The botanical garden, 'Dev-Dev Vana' is surrounded by landscaped gardens and fountains with more than 200 medicinal plants and sacred groves. The information center displays paintings, charts, photographs and posters about forests.