8.8 km (3.4 sq mi)
102 ft (31 m)
Lake View Park, Pir Sohawa, Daman‑e‑Koh, Margalla Hills, Lok Virsa Museum
Rawal lake view park islamabad pakistan
Rawal Lake (Urdu: جھیل راول) in Pakistan is an artificial reservoir that provides the water needs for the cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Korang River along with some other small streams coming from Margalla Hills have been set to form this artificial lake which covers an area of 8.8 km². Korang River is the outlet stream of Rawal Dam. Rawal Lake is located within an isolated section of the Village Malpur, Bani Gala and Margalla Hills National Park.
- Rawal lake view park islamabad pakistan
- Map of Rawal Lake Islamabad Pakistan
- Full enjoy at rawal lake park islamabad
- Features of Rawal Lake
- Features of Rawal Lake dam
- Drinking water supply
- Command area
Map of Rawal Lake, Islamabad, Pakistan
Full enjoy at rawal lake park islamabad
The area around the lake has been planted with flowering trees and laid out with gardens, picnic spots, and secluded paths. The terraced garden and the lake are used for picnics, fishing and boating. The highest point in the garden offers a panoramic view of the lake, Margalla and Murree hills, Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
Boating, sailing, water skating and diving facilities are organized by private clubs.
To the west of the lake is the Islamabad Club, which offers different sporting facilities.
The reservoir is of considerable importance for wintering waterfowl, especially Anas platyrhynchos.
Reptiles include Indian Cobra and Russell's Viper.
It is a good place for birds watching, as the majority of Birds of Islamabad are found here.
There are 15 fish species belonging to 11 genera that present in Rawal Lake. The fish species in Rawal lake and its tributaries include: Doula (Channa channa), Rahu (Labeorohita), Thaila (Catla catla), Mori(Cirrhinus mrigala), Carp fish (Cyprinus carpio)and Talapia(Tilapia mossambica).