Dhorpatan hunting reserveis the only area in Nepal where licensed hunting is allowed. The reseve adjoins Myagdi district and Baglung district, just below the Dhaulagiri range in West Nepal. Spreading over an area of 1,325 sq. Kms. the reserve begins
at 3,00 metres reaching as high as 7,000 metres. Trees like fir pine birch, rhodendron, hemlock, Oak, Juniper and spruce are available in the reserve. One of the prime attractions for hunters is the blue sheep, which is abundant in the area. Hunters also get phesants and partridges in viable populations for hunting. Other animals found here are leopard, ghoral, serow ,Himalayan black bear, barking deer, wild boar, rhesus mascaque, langur and mouse hare. Endangered animals in the reserve are musk deer, wolf, red pands, cheer phesant and Danphe. The gateway from Tansen. The best time to visit the reserve is inthe spring months of March and April.