Tourist Places - Dams
Adavinainar Dam and Park :
The adavi nainar reservoir is located at the foot of the Western Ghats in Mekkarai village of Shenkottai Taluk in Tirunelveli district. It is located near courtralam and Achanikoil in Kerala state. Courtrallam visit tourist are also pay visit this dam. Here, a small falls is available.
Gadana Nathi Dam & Park :
Gadana Nathi Reservoir is located at the foot of the western Ghats in sivasailm village near Alwarkurichi which is one of the important tourist places of Tirunelveli district. Now a days many tourists visit the dam and park. During the courtallam season and sabarimalai season more number of tourists visit this place.
Manimuthar Dam :
Manimuthar Dam is around 47 km west of Tirunelveli and is an ideal picnic spot. It is a half mile-long dam and the water is held on three sides by mountains.
Ramanathi Dam & Park :
Ramanathi reservoir is located at the foot of the Western ghats in Kadayam village of Ambasamudram Taluk in Tirunelveli District. It is one of tourist place in this district. Now a lot of tourists are visiting the dam and park.
Papanasam Dam :
Papanasam Dam is located in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu. It was built during the British rule and is 5.4 m wide, 265 m long and 240 m high. The Papanasam dam is also known as the Tambiraparani River Dam and has a total catchment area of 147 sq km. Boating is possible in the lake but swimming is strictly prohibited as it is populated with crocodiles. At the end of the lake there is a tunnel through which water flows to another river and another new dam. The dam is around 10 km west of Ambasamudram and is an hour’s drive from Courtrallam.