Gaula Barrage

About Gaula Barrage

Gaula (Gola) Barrage is located in the sleepy town of Kathgodam (Haldwani) in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is erected over Gaula River (also known as Gola river). It coordinates on latitudes 29°16'18"N and longitudes 79°32'51"E. The barrage serves as a prominent landmark for the local people. The Gaula Barrage is a vital source of water and is used for irrigating the Bhabhar fields.

Kathgodamon Gaula River near Nagar Palika Government Inter College
7.3 kms / 19 mins
From Jail Road Post Office, Haldwani

Gaula Barrage in Haldwani

The place is blessed with scenic splendour and is one of the popular picnic destinations of the people. Many tourists visit this place for sightseeing and camping amidst nature. The nearby cities are Haldwani, Nainital and Rudrapur. Also, there are fine budget hotels in the proximity of Gaula Barrage (also called Gola Barrage).

Location of Gaula Barrage

Gaula Barrage is located in Kathgodam ( on Gaula River near Nagar Palika Government Inter College).

Location & How to Reach Gaula Barrage

This barrage is situated near Nagar Palika Government Inter College and can is easily accessible from major cities of Uttarakhand. The nearby cities to Kathgodam are Haldwani (8 km), Nainital (24 km) and Rudrapur (39 km).

By Road: Kathgodam also known as ‘The Gateway to Kumaon’ is well connected by motorable roads with major cities of India. If you are commencing your journey from Delhi then you can easily take the Delhi to Kathgodam bus from ISBT, Anand Vihar.

By Rail: Kathgodam boasts its own railway station located only a km away from the main city. Trains to Kathgodam are frequent and taxis to various destinations are available from the railway station.

By Air: Pantnagar airport at 34 km away is the nearest airport to Kathgodam. The airport operates daily flights with Delhi. Taxis to Kathgodam are easily available from the airport.

Read How to Reach guide for Haldwani.

What is Gaula Barrage famous for?

Gaula Barrage is popular place for following activities/ interests - Dams and Reservoirs.

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