Ramnagar is well-known for being the gateway to Jim Corbett National Park and attracts lot of tourist because of its geogrophical location. There are number of hotels, Resorts, Camps, Homestay, Guest house, Lodges in and around Ramnagar. The town was established and settled by Commissioner H. Ramsay in 1856-1884. Its proximity to Nainital, makes it even more popular. Jim Corbett National Park spread over an area of 1318.54 sq. km. is situated in the foothills of Himalayas mainly in the district of Pauri Garwal and Nainital. "Jim Corbett National Park" contains two protected areas within its precincts, namly Jim Corbett National Park and Sonanadi wildlife sanctuary.
It was established on 8th August, 1936 and happens to be the oldest national park of the Indian subcontinent. It spreads over parts of two districts, a major part of park with an area of falls in Pauri Garhwal district and the remaining in Nainital district. The park occupies portions of Kalagarh and Ramnagar forest divisions.
At Jim Corbett National Park visitors can stay outside the reserve in hotels / private lodges and go on day visit or halt inside the reserve in forest rest houses. Apart from three tourist complex located at Dhikala, Garjiya and Bijrani eighteen other forest rest houses located inside and around Jim Corbett National Park are open to tourists.