Aliyar Dam Reservoir Park

Aliyar Reservoir is a 6.48 km reservoir located near Pollachi town in Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, South India. The dam is located in the foothills of Valparai, in the Anaimalai Hills of the Western Ghats.

The dam offers some ideal getaways including a park, garden, aquarium, play area and a mini Theme-Park maintained by Tamil Nadu Fisheries Corporation for visitors enjoyment. The scenery is beautiful, with mountains surrounding three quarters of the reservoir. Boating is also available.

Aliyar lake receives water from Upper Aliyar Reservoir through the hydroelectric power station in Navamali and the Parambikulam reservoir. Aliyar dam, built as a part of Parambikulam aliyar project (PAP), retains a large reservoir.The dam is around 2 kilometres in length.

The rate of energy conversion level and at the fish production level at Aliyar is considered higher than in any other Indian reservoir.

This project consists of a series of dams interconnected by tunnels and canals for harnessing the waters of the Parambikulam, Aliyar, Sholiyar,Thekkadi and Palar rivers, flowing at various elevations, for irrigation and power generation.
For visitors overnight stay is possible in the forest rest house. A treetop house provides accommodation for the adventurous.
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