Thally Lake - Tamilnadu

Thally Lake is a famous lake in Tamil Nadu. It is a man-made reservoir that is an important source of water for irrigation and drinking in the region. The lake is located near the city of Hosur, about 40 kilometers from Krishnagiri. Thali Lake covers an area of approximately 250 acres and has a water storage capacity of approximately 2 million cubic meters. It was built by the Tamil Nadu Public Works Department (PWD) to solve the problem of water scarcity faced by the villagers. The lake is fed by rainwater and flows from the surrounding rivers. The beauty of Thally Lake lies in its silence and beautiful scenery as it is located in the middle of rolling hills, creating a beautiful view that adds to its appeal. The quiet and peaceful nature of the lake makes it the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. One of the most interesting aspects of Thally Lake is its clear water. Visitors enjoy the beautiful view of mountains, trees and clouds reflected in the lake, making it a paradise for photographers.

History of Thally Lake

Thali Dam in Krishnagiri was constructed by the Public Works Department (PWD), Government of Tamil Nadu. The lake is a man-made lake and is the main source of water for drinking and drinking purposes of the land. Construction of Thally Lake began in the early 2000s as part of the government's efforts to address the water shortages facing the community. The project aims to create a sustainable water system by using rainwater and storing it in large reservoirs.

Nearby sightseeing places

Krishnagiri fort, Banki falls, Arulmighu Sri Chandra Choodeswarar Temple, Maralwadi dam, Rajaji memorial house


Fishing, boating, picnicking, Nature walks, camping

Visiting time

6.00 AM – 6.00 PM

How to reach Thally Lake?

By air – Salem airport is the nearest to Thally lake that covers about 134 km.
By train- Hosur railway station is the nearest to reach Thally lake.
By road - All roadways are well connected in Tamil Nadu to reach Krishnagiri. Driving from Hosur is the easiest way to reach Thally Lake covering 33 km. National Highways - NH – 46, NH- 7, NH- 66