Rawal lake

Rawal Lake  in Pakistan is an synthetic reservoir that provides the water needs for the towns of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Korang River in conjunction with a few different small streams coming from Margalla Hills had been set to form this synthetic lake which covers a place of 8.8 km². Korang River is the hole flow of Rawal Dam. Rawal Lake is located within an remoted segment of the Village Malpur, Bani Gala and Margalla Hills National Park.


The location around the lake has been planted with flowering bushes and laid out with gardens, picnic spots, and secluded paths. The terraced garden and the lake are used for picnics, fishing and boating. The maximum point within the garden gives a breathtaking view of the lake, Margalla and Murree hills, Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Boating, crusing, water skating and diving centers are organized by way of non-public golf equipment.

To the west of the lake is the Islamabad Club, which offers different carrying centers.


The reservoir is of large importance for wintering waterfowl, specifically Anas platyrhynchos.

Resident mammals consist of the common Fox, Pangolin, Porcupine, Jungle cat, Jackal, Wild boar and yellow-throated marten.

Reptiles include Indian Cobra and Russell’s Viper.

It is a good area for birds looking, as the majority of Birds of Islamabad are found here.

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