Padmatala Wildlife Sanctuary is located 37 km distance from Phulbani and 211 km from Bhubaneswar. There is a big pond in the Sanctuary. Many varieties of animals are living near the pond. The main attractions of this place are Gharials crocodile(Habitat). The Sanctuary is surrounded by hills and dense forests. The environment of the place is pleasant and also the most attractive for tourists. Padmatala sanctuary is a picnic spot in Kandhamal District.