Picnic Spots in Dehradun

The name 'Sahastradhara' means the site of 'thousand springs'. It is situated near Rajpur Village, Dehradun. It is a very popular picnic spot among tourists. The place becomes more attractive during rainy season, when there is abundance of water in the springs. The water of sulphur spring is assumed to have some medicinal properties that can help cure skin ailments.

Lachhiwala

It is a popular picnic-garden spot, situated on the banks of river Song. This place offers economical boating opportunities. It is approximately 22 km from Dehradun near Doiwala.

Tiger Fall

The waterfalls are situated amidst a picturesque setting of dense forests at the foothills of the Himalayas. The water converges into a small pond which provides a perfect setting for an outing with friends and family. It is at Kanaser Range, Chakrata, Dehradun.

Robbers Cave

The 600 meters long river cave is known by the locals as Gucchupani. The place is known for its unique natural phenomenon known as the disappearing stream. The place was believed to be used by the robbers to hide during the British Raj hence owing to its name. It is at Malsi, Dehradun.

Asan Barrage Water Sport Resort

It is developed by the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam at the Asan barrage, the water sports facility was opened in 1994. It is located at the Dhalipur Lake the Asan Barrage Water Sport Resort offers various types of water sports facilities like boating, kayaking, canoeing and is also known as a shutterbug’s delight for its various migratory birds. It is located on Dehradun - Chandigarh - Shimla highway, only 43 kms away from Dehradun.

Deer Park

It is popularly known as Malsi Deer Park. And recently developed picnic spot cum mini zoological park on Mussoorie Road, Dehradun. This is a perfect place for refreshment as well as for having a great time with your family.

Buddha Temple

It is one of the largest Buddhist learning centers in India. The well maintained gardens and a 60 meters high stupa and contains various rooms which are decorated with murals and statue of Lord Buddha in Gold makes this place attractive. The shops and temple garden are open for the general public seven days a week. It located in clement town near Subhash Nagar.

Jhari Pani

It is situated at a distance of about 6 km from Dehradun, the waterfall is an ideal spot to plan a day's picnic with your loved ones. It is also a trekker's paradise as you have to walk through a 1 km stretch to reach here. The walk is an experience in itself as you would be accompanied by lush greenery and serenity as you make your way to the spot. Don't forget to bring out your cameras as you would love to capture beautiful sights of nature.

Forest Research Institute

It was established in 1906 as the British Imperial Forestry Service. The site also contains a museum for forestry with six main sections that are Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Silviculture Museum, Timber Museum, Non-Wood Forest Products Museum and Entomology Museum. If you are a nature lover, having interest in botany, a number of things are there for you. Must go and enjoy the ride in FRI Museum and try to spend 2-3 hours inside FRI sitting in a calm place surrounded by forests.

Fun N Food

It is the first Amusement Water Park in Dehradun is the destination to have "fun for the whole day". A complete amusement and water park with 14 high-tech rides, Picnic Area, Boat Club, Water Slides, Wave Pool, Rain Dance, Kids Pool water activities, studded with lush green lawns, fountains and beautiful layout with ultra modern equipments for giving additional educational and scientific knowledge to the children’s. It is near Nanda Ki Chauki, Prem Nagar, Dehradun.

Fun Valley

It is located at Dehradun-Haridwar highway. It’s a amusement park where club facilities, beautiful cottages and multi cuisine food is available. The special attraction for children is go-carting, India’s longest water slide and the biggest wave pool in North India. It is a family amusement park.

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