At a distance of 1 km from Yercaud Bus Stand, Anna Park is located adjacent to the Big Lake in Yercaud. Maintained by the Horticulture department, Anna Park is one of the major Yercaud tourist places.
Anna Park is a well preserved garden and is a combination of four small parks known as Lake Park, Deer Park, Gandhi Park and Children's Park. The park houses a wide collection of natural plants and trees around Shevaroy hills. Inside the Anna Park, there is also one Japanese park, in which plants are grown in Japanese style. The park also has a wonderful Horticulture Farm with a Rose Garden. The Rose Garden has various varieties of roses that include button rose to very big rose. One part of the park is seen decorated with red grass which looks like a spectacular red colored carpet. The fountain in the park center splashes nicely enabling visitors to enjoy the thrill of sprinkling water.
The park is specially designed with slides in such a way to make children enjoy maximum. The slide is provided with a cage like ladder to climb up. It is really amazing to see children balancing in the slides and slipping down. They can play by riding see-saws and also indulge in various activities of their own interests. Tourists can relax by walking in the park and spend some amazing moments with their loved ones.
There is also one nursery in the park, where yellow, orange and red flowering plants, growing only in the hill region are available. Visitors can buy a variety of plants from here at modest rates. The ideal time to visit this park is during the summer months, especially in month of May, when annual Flower Show is held. The park has decorated with many colorful and captivating plants and flowers. One can enjoy the nature of Yercaud and aroma of the alluring flowers in this park.
Entry Fee: Rs. 15 for Adults, Rs. 10 for Children, Rs. 25 for Camera & Rs. 50 for Video
Timings: 9. 30 AM to 5. 30 PM