List of important lakes and dams in Kerala. Mostly used for producing electricity and also for tourism.
Idukki,Cheruthoni & Kulumavu : Idukki district. Idukki dam is India’s second highest at 555 ft. The other two are bi-dams. View the dams from Hill View Park to enjoy the arch dam beauty.
Vellayani : At Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram district. One of the two fresh water lakes in Kerala. 750-hectare water body is bifurcated by a road. Behold the beautiful sight of calm water.
Sethuparvathipuram Dam & Madupatty Dam : At Munnar in Idukki district. Sethu is 70 ft high arch dam. Sky-blue reservoir dotted with pedal boats and rowboats. Serene ambiance. Madupatty is 150m ft high. A vast picturesque dam. A cruise here is exhilarating.
Malampuzha Dam : Palakkad district. Bottom of the Western Ghats. Sprawling and picturesque. Water scooter, rowboat, pedal boat, motorboat rides are thrill here.
Boothathankettu Dam : At Thattekad in Ernakulam district Picturesque. A children's park beautifies the surroundings.
Mullaperiyar Dam : At Thekkady in Idukki district. Sprawling and scenic. Marvels in greenery around.
Pookote & Karalad : At Vythiri in Wayanad. Pookote has a walkway around to enjoy the nature’s benevolency abundantly. Karalad is quiet and scenic.