Occupying an area of 125 sq km, the Peechi National Park was established in 1958.
Located 23km from Thrissur, Peechi is famous for Peechi Dam.
The reservoir at Peechi offers boating facilities to the visitors.
The catchment area of the Peechi and Vazhani dams form part of the sanctuary.
Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary is the natural sanctuary of tigers, leopards and wild dogs, besides the Sambar and the spotted and barking deer .
The sanctuary is also home to more than 50 species of orchids and medicinal plants.
It is a refuge for the adventure seeker and the wildlife watcher.
Buses connect Thrissur to Peechi dam at frequent intervals.