14 Lake/ River/ Ponds in Tamil Nadu that you should visit - With photos & details

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14 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Tamil Nadu

Home to historic buildings, multi pilgrimage sites, hill stations, cultural arts, and three world heritage sites.

Avalanche LakeAvalanche Lake, Tamil Nadu

Famous tourist spot in Ooty among nature enthusiasts and photographers. The lake is set amidst a captivating landscape that is filled with lovely flowers. The waterfalls that fall down the nearby mountains further add to the beauty of the place.

Berijam LakeBerijam Lake, Tamil Nadu 624101

Berijam Lake is a reservoir near Kodaikanal. It is at the old site of Fort Hamilton in the upper Palani hills. This is part of a watershed development project. Trekkers can get permission to stay overnight. There is a forest rest house with limited accommodations which serves as an overnight base camp for Forestry Department staff, researchers, and trekkers.

Chetpet EcoparkKMC, 814, Poonamallee High Rd, opposite to New Bupathy Nagar, New Bupathy Nagar, Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600010, India

This is a nice venue for boating and fishing. Auge walkway is there around the lake and it is decorated very well.

Hogenakkal waterfallsHogenakkal, Tamil Nadu 636810, India

This place is often referred to as "Niagra falls of India" . is known for bathing are and hide boat rides, projecting itself as a major tourist attraction.

Karaivetti Bird SanctuaryAriyalur, Tamil Nadu 621653, India

This is a 4537 sq km protected area in the Ariyalur district. The sanctuary is in 25 km. This is home for so many migratory birds and it has a large irrigation tank.

Kodaikanal LakeKodaikanal Lake, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101

A manmade lake located in the Kodaikanal city. boating, natural beauty, horse ride, shopping etc.

Mangrove Forest Pichavaram.Chidambaram, Killai Post, Pichavaram, Tamil Nadu 608102, India

Spread over 1,100  hectares and joins the Bay of Bengal, where it is separated by a lengthy sandbank.

Noyyal RiverNoyyal River

This is a small river in western Tamilnadu which rises from the Velliangiri hills in the western ghats.

Padmanabhapuram PalaceChakala, Thuckalay, Tamil Nadu 629175, India

The 16th century palace standing as a finest example of traditional Kerala Architecture and was once the residence of the erstwhile Travancore Royal Family

Ponneri LakePonneri Lake, Tamil Nadu

Ponneri lake is a huge lake located in the district of Ariyalur. This is the main source of water in this area. Here we can see so many birds and animals wandering here.

Puzhal aeri lakePuzhal aeri, Puzhal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600062

Also known as the Red hills lake. It is one of the two rainfed reservoirs that supplies water to the Chennai city.

Pykara LakePykara Lake, Tamil Nadu

The Pykara is the largest river in the Nilgiris district and is revered by the Todas, an Adivasi community, who consider it to be sacred

Singanallur LakeSinganallur Lake, Kallimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641005

Lake located in the Singanallur village of Coimbatore spread over an area of 1.153 sq km.  The lake is fed by the canals derived from the Noyyal river. This lake supports a rich biodiversity including all living beings.

Veeranam LakeVeeranam Lake, Tamil Nadu

One of the water reservoir from where water is supplied to the Chennai city. this was built in  the tenth century during the time of great Cholas.