Located at a distance of 1.5 kms – 2 kms from the Netarhat bus-stand the dam owes its origin time the day of British Raj. It is a perennial dam and continues to supply water in the region, even to this day. Spread over an expanse of 4 sq kms it is set at the backdrop of tall pine grasses and hills. An ideal spot for picnic the placid waters of the lake tempt out to go for boating as well. Not to forget , the lake is also the home to a large variety of fish. So, you can simply go fishing and pick up those Rehus, Katla, Mrigal, etc. from the dam, thereby adding more spice and gravy to your picnic. You can even just sit back by the side of the dam and enjoy the view of the various species of local birds that side down the water for a quick search of fish of their choice.