Pawna Lake .

January 4, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Pavana Lake, also known as Pavana Dam Reservoir and Pawna Lake, is a reservoir turned artificial lake in the Indian state of Maharashtra, formed by the Pavana Dam across the Pavana River in Pune district. The reservoir is 25 km from Lonavala and is increasingly getting popular as picnic and camping site for visitors from Pune and Mumbai.

History :

The reservoir was formed as a consequence of the Pavana Dam project in Maval taluka in 1973. The backwaters of the Pavana Dam formed a reservoir, and the Pavana Dam backwaters subsequently came to be known as Pavana Lake.

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Ecological concerns and illegal activities :

Due to increasing commercialization of the nature and forest cover surrounding Pavana Dam and the banks of Pavana Lake.

In December 2018, a fisherman caught a giant alligator gar, a fish native to North America, in the Pavana Dam backwaters, again raising questions about the safety and illegal activities around the lake and its surrounding areas .

Is Pawna Lake open now :

The most important thing to know is that pawna lake is closed on . … It is a part of mostly all lonavala tour packages and is a great place to visit in lonavala to witness the evolution of pawna lake over the decades.

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How far is Pawna lake from Mumbai :

around 118.4 kmIf your starting point is the metropolitan city of Mumbai, you have to cover a distance of around 118.4 km to reach Pawna Lake. By road: It will take approximately 2 hours and 41 minutes for you to reach your final destination via road.

Where is Pawna lake located :

Pavana Lake
LocationMaval taluka, Pune district, Maharashtra, India
Coordinates18°40′30″N 73°29′10″ECoordinates: 18°40′30″N 73°29′10″E
TypeArtificial Lake
EtymologyPavana River/Pavana Dam

Pawna lake camping is safe for couples :

Yes, sure.

How can I go to kamshet from Mumbai :

If heading from Mumbai, you can board a train to Lonavala. From there catch a suburban train to Kamshet. Taxis can be hired to reach Lonavala from Mumbai or Pune stations.