Kurumbapatti Zoological park is located at about 6 km away from Salem city. The park spread across an area of 11.5 hectares at the base of the Shevaroyan Hills. The area is a reserved forest and developing it into a park had cost about Rs10 crore. The park is inhabited by spotted deer, white peacocks, bonnet macaque, sambar deer, grey pelican, little egret, turtles, grey herons, marsh crocodile, plum headed parakeet, star tortoise, rose ringed parakeet, yellow footed green pigeons and an 58 year old elephant.
There is also a children’s park in the vicinity. The place is a wonderful site to spend time amidst the bed of nature.