Nestled in the foothills of Shivalik range, Sukhna Lake is the popular spot in the city.
Stretching for a distance of 3 sq km, the lake paints a pretty picture of nature.
Sukhna is a man-made lake and was created in the year 1958 by damming the seasonal Sukhna Choe.
With pristine blue water, the lake is an ideal location for morning walkers and joggers who can enjoy the fresh air.
The Sukhna reservoir was designed by architect Le Corbusier and chief engineer PL Verma.
Sukhna is a sanctuary for many exotic migratory birds like Siberian duck, Storks and Cranes during winters.
The lake has been declared as a Protected National Wetland by the Government of India.
Sukhna has served as the venue for the Asian Rowing Championship. It has the longest channel for rowing in Asia.
Boating, rowing, sculling, sailing and water skiing can be enjoyed here.
During evening, Sukhna comes back to life and one can see the streak of purple twilight throughout the sky.
Sunrises and sunsets are a treat for the eye.
Timings- 5:00 am- 9:00 pm (all days of the week)
Entry fee- Free
Scenic beauty of the lake serves as a delight for the photographers who love to capture every bit of nature
Time to visit- Best time to visit the lake is during winters as migratory birds add to the charm of the lake.