The Mangalam Dam is constructed on the river Cherukunnapuzha, a tributary of the river Mangalam. A popular picnic site, The Mangalam Dam is located 48 km.south of Palakkad town. The construction of the scenic dam was completed in the year 1956
Located on the Alathur – Vadakkanchery Highway, the reservoir fringes on the forest area teeming with wildlife like deer, elephants and a variety of birds. The entire area is quite fascinating with beautiful parks, lawns and statues.
Nearest Railway station : Palakkad
Nearest Airports :Coimbatore Airport 40 km. and Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery -160 km