Kanasar is situated at a distance of 27 kms near Chakrata and 114 kms from Dehradun on Chakrata-Tiuni motor able road, surrounded by high peaks and dense rain forests the place is ideal for tourists. A forest Rest House in the picturesque surroundings is available for accommodation. Kanasar is an attractive place surrounded by dense green forest. Green meadows attracts lots of tourist and makes it a best picnic spot near chakrata. A small temple is the centre of faith and devotion for locals. Kanasar is well known for its very old deodar trees in the forest. A tree of circumference 6.35 meters is known to be Asia’s biggest deodar tree. Kanasar has few forest barracks with separate toilets, awesome camping location with option for trekking.
It also has some very old deodar trees. The oldest of them has a circumference of more than 6.5 metres. Kanasar is a good site for camping, which can act as a base for a trek to Devban.Koti Kanasar is an attractive hamlet in the lap of the mountains, located at 26 kilometers far from Chakrata town. It is also popular as “Mini Switzerland” in Uttarakhand and India. Kanasar is a beautiful place surrounded by dense green forest. Green meadows attract tourists and make it one of the best picnic spot at Chakrata Hill Station. Awesome place camping, here you can do lots of activities; for trekking, night hiking, valley crossing, rock climbing, rappelling etc. Kanasar is very well known for its very beautiful deodar trees in its forest. A 6.5 meters circumference Deodar Tree is known to be Asia’s oldest and biggest Deodar Trees.