The Kameng Elephant Reserve is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas of the West Kameng and East Kameng districts of Arunachal Pradesh. This Reserve was established on 19th June 2002 to manage the population of Large Asiatic Elephants present in this region.
The Kameng reserve extends from the Papum River in the east until it reaches the common boundary between Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan. The Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, the Pakhuli Tiger Reserve and the Reserved Forests under Khellong Forest Division are all a part of this Elephant Reserve.
The Kameng Elephant Reserve has tropical semi-evergreen plantation. In addition, this Reserve also has a rich population of animals including Indian Elephants, Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, Sambhar, Hog Deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Wild Dog, Fishing Cat, Jungle Cat, Sunda Loris, Indian Bison, Fox, Black Giant Squirrel, Capped Langur, Yellow-throated marten etc. Additionally, the visitors can also witness about 250 types of butterflies and 300 species of birds.