Planning a picnic in the lush green environs of Uttarakhand? Head to Gaula Barrage in Haldwani! Initially it was built for the purpose of agricultural and irrigation purposes but now the place is a hot favourite among the local and tourists alike.The 500 km long Gaula river snakes through Kathgodam enhancing the beauty of this small village even more. A barrage built on this river called the Gaula Dam / Gaula Barrage is quite a popular picnic site for locals as well as visitors. Here is a small snippet about the dam: " Gaula Barrage is an ideal spot for camping, sightseeing and picnicking. This attractive tourist spot with scenic views is located on the Gaula River.
This barrage was made for the purpose of irrigation and now this place is a tourist spot where families visit whole a visit to Kumaon." The Gaula Barrage is a popular spot among people for picnics and enjoying the scenery. You’ll find a lot of families enjoying day trips together here. The barrage was originally built to aid with irrigation, but slowly gained popularity among tourists and locals as a picnic spot.