The Maitri Bagh Zoo (mini zoo park) is located in the Bhilai, India. It Is the biggest zoo in the region. The zoo comprises 111 acres (44.94 ha) of park lands. It is run by the Public Sector Undertaking, Steel Authority of India Limited.
The Bhilai Steel Plant constructed Maitri Bagh, which is a combination of a park as well as a zoo. As the name Maitri Bagh signifies the “friendship garden” and was established as a symbol of India and Russia. It is a good place to relax and enjoy the leisure time in the park. The location is 21°10’17″N 81°21’11″E. It was developed and maintained by Bhilai Steel Plant, SAIL. This is one of best picnic spot in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh. It has musical fountain also which can be enjoyed at evening time. There is a Pragrati Minar which gives the visitors a very magnificent top view of Zoo and Steel Plant. There are a number of animals and birds in the zoo. The visitors can enjoy the good time at the park. In winter season, the flower show is also organized. For the fun part, the children can enjoy the swimming and take a ride in the train too.