Kanjirapuzha is a scenic town located at a distance of about 40 km from Palakkad town. The major attraction of the town is its dam which has the majestic Western Ghats as its background. The dam and the reservoir are built across River Siruvani, and the picturesque beauty of the region attracts travelers.
The reservoir lies close to an evergreen forest which is known by the name Vettilachola. The dense greenery of the forest and the mist-clad mountains in the surroundings magnify the beauty of Kanjirapuzha. The dam is rich with a wide variety of fish species and is currently being used by Kerala Fisheries Department to breed fishes for commercial purposes.
Kanjirapuzha and its dam area serve as ideal locations for family picnics, one day trips and study tours. The enchanting beauty of the place arrests the attention of nature lovers and the panoramic view of the region is sure to kindle the interest of photographers.