Located 37 km. East of Kannur and an ideal retreat for tourists, the dam site is famous for its scenic beauty. The DTPC provides pleasure boating facilities at the reservoir. Accommodation is available at the Project Inspection Bungalow.
This dam is situated around 11 km from the birthplace of Pazhassi Raja. The nearest railway station is Kannur and tourists can avail taxis and buses from the station to reach this dam. Accommodation is available at different dormitories available near this dam.