Lake / Backwaters
#5 of 23 Places to Visit in Palakkad
Distance (From Palakkad): 41 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Bus
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 41 Kms from Palakkad, Mangalam Dam is constructed on the river Cherukunnapuzha, a tributary of the river Mangalam. It is a popular picnic site from Palakkad.
The construction of the scenic dam was completed in the year 1956. The entire area is quite fascinating with beautiful parks and lawns.
Located on the Alathur - Vadakkanchery Highway, the reservoir is bounded with forest area which is home for wildlife like deer, elephants and a variety of birds.