Lake / Backwaters
#5 of 8 Places to Visit in Adilabad
Distance (From Adilabad): 110 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4-6 Hours
Place Location: Close To Nirmal - Mancherial Road
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: This place is 51 km from Nirmal (between Hyderabad and Adilabad). If you are visiting Adilabad from Hyderabad, this place can be visited with 3 hours extra effort.
At a distance of 2 km from Kaddam & Peddur Bus Stand, 51 km from Nirmal, 110 km from Adilabad and 267 km from Hyderabad, Kadam Dam is located at Kaddam Peddur in Adilabad District of Telangana.
The Kadam Dam is also known as Kadam Narayana Reddy dam, named after popular politician of the region. It is a major reservoir constructed over Kadam River, a tributary river of Godavari. The dam is built at the place where Godavari River merges with River Kadam. Construction of the reservoir initiated in 1949 and completed in 1964.
The main purpose of this dam is to irrigate about 25000 hectares in Adilabad District. However, currently the dam is equipped to irrigate an ayacut of 68000 hectares. The dam is popularly known as the Godavari North Canal project. The Project has been integrated with Sriram Sagar Project. It has two major canals for water distribution, the Left Canal length is 76.8 km and Right Canal length is about 8 km.
Boating facility is available in the reservoir. It is an ideal destination for nature lovers as the dam is situated amidst beautiful surroundings. There is a nice park adjacent to the reservoir and it's a good place to visit. The gushing water from the flood gates during monsoon season is an awe-inspiring moment for tourists. Monsoon and post-monsoon is the best season to visit this place. It attracts large number of tourists when the dam gates are open (around Sep/Oct)
The dam is very close to Nirmal - Mancherial Road and easily accessible. The road condition is good.
Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM.