: A Picnic Spot
The Mangalam Dam is built on the Cherukunnapuzha, a branch of the river Mangalam. A popular picnic site, the dam is located 48 kms south of Palakkad town. The construction of the scenic dam was completed in the year 1956.
Located on the Alathur - Vadakkanchery Highway, the reservoir fringes on the forest area teeming with wildlife like deer, elephants and a diversity of birds. The complete area is quite fascinating with beautiful parks, lawns and statues.