Khanpur Lake Dam

Haripur, Hazara, KPK

Khanpur Lake Dam

Khanpur Lake is also the part of Khanpur Dam Haripur near Taxilla is a popular Tourist destination, located Haripur village of Khanpur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It’s about 40km far from Islamabad and 15 to 20km from Haripur. Construction was completed in 1983, after the period of 15 years.

Khanpur Dam is playing a very important rule to supply a huge amount of water, surrounding the cities like, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Agricultural, Irrigation and Industrial areas as well.

Now come to Khanpur Lake, which is the reservoir of the Khanpur Dam was constructed in 1953, along with the construction of Khanpur Dam which is 51 meters (167 feet) high and can store up to 110,000 acre feet of water.

Every year at Khanpur Lake multiple water sports events has organized for Families, Tourist, and Visitors like, Motor Bike Riding, Sailing Air Boat, Jet ski Riding, Hot Air Balloon Riding, Magic Shows, Puppet shows, Air Gliding, Para Jumping, Horse Riding, Camel Riding, Joy land for kids, Para Boat, Motor Gliding, Folk Dances and Traditional Horse Dances, A Small Zoo for Childrens, Tourists, who come from different countries to enjoy their whole day with excitement and entertainment.

The surrounding of Khanpur Lake is full of lush green planted flowers, long trees high mountains which give us the panoramic view of the Lake Margalla and Murree Hills Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

In the middle of the Khanpur Lake, there is a beautiful green island, if you want to visit, Boats are available for pick and drop to the island.

Alias Names

Khanpur Lake

Established Completed in 1983


NearBy Landmark Taxilla Museum
Highway Code N125
Location Haripur, Hazara, KPK
City / Town Khanpur
State Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)
Country Pakistan

Khanpur Dam, Haripur, Khanpur

Geo Coordinates 33.8127688969713 °N,    72.9325675964355 °E

Map Of Khanpur Lake Dam

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