Although it is called Hatia Dam, it is actually located in the Dhurwa region of Ranchi, covering and expanse of 7 sq. kms. Besides being a prominent tourist destination, the water of the dam caters to a huge population in the region. It is a about 15 Kms from the city. The dam has gazebos on one side, where one may sit and enjoy the cool breeze by the dam. The slop of the dam has stones set on the soil that provides a good grip while descending down to the waters of the dam. It is thus a favorite site for a quick swim, or simply for boating. The dam is also ideal for a view of the setting sun.