The Mordhana Dam is situated in Vellore around 8 km from Gudiyatham. Gudiyatham is a town in Vellore district located 31 km from Vellore. This dam is 220 metres in length and 33 metres in height and it was completed 10 months ahead of its schedule in the year 2000. The Mordhana Dam is a scenic picnic spot.
The dam is constructed between two hills that are widely spread with greenery. The Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Vadapalli and Kanipakam are the nearby places to visit across the Mordhana Dam.