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Badaghagra The Badaghagra falls (about 60 metres) situated around 10 km from Keonjhar is amongst the most popular picnic sites in the region. One look at the beauty and serenity of the place is enough to understand why visitors make a beeline for it.
Sanaghagra The Sanaghagra falls (about 30 metres) situated around 5 km from Keonjhar. The surrounding here attracts visitors throughout the year. Duduma Known as Matsya Tirtha, Duduma is famous for its waterfall (157.5 metres), as well as for the Machhakund Hydro-Electric Project.
Barehipani These picturesque falls (Barehipani – 399 metres and Joranda – 150 metres) situated in the core area of Simlipal National Park are perfectly complementary to their surroundings and are beautiful bonus to the visitors of the sanctuary.
Harishankar On the southern slope of the Gandhamardan hills, around 81 km from Balangir, stands Harishankar, a place of pilgrimage, famous for its uncommon scenic charms and the presence of Hari and Shankar, the dual deities of the Vaishnav and Shaivite sects of Hinduism. A perennial stream gushes forth onto its granite bed to form cascades at different stages, the last fall providing a natural water slide to bathers! As a cool resort in the lap of nature, Harishankar is a panacea for the heat in the summer.
Hatipathar 3 km from Rayagada, the river Nagavali flows through a deep cut valley, forming two lovely waterfalls. An ideal picnic spot known for its scenic beauty, the place gets its name from the huge elephant shaped boulders (in Oriya, Hati means elephant and Pathar means boulder) that litter the landscape.
Joranda These picturesque falls (Barehipani – 399 metres and Joranda – 150 metres) situated in the core area of Simlipal National Park are perfectly complementary to their surroundings and are a beautiful bonus to the visitors of the sanctuary.
Khandadhar One of the prettiest districts on the tourist circuit is the Sundargarh region. Located amidst its lush forests is Odisha’s most famous waterfall, the Khandadhar fall (about 244 metres). The beauty of this place makes it a site not to be missed.
Khanduala The jungles of Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary, situated around 32 km from Bhawanipatna, provide the setting for Orissa’s another waterfall called Khanduala, so named because of the shrine of the Goddess Khanduala situated on the top of the hill. Miriglotah A beautiful waterfall and picnic spot situated 111 km from Rourkela is Orissa’s lovely offerings to visitors.
Nrusimhanath On the northern slopes of the Gandhamardan hills is the temple of Nrusimhanath located 165 km from Sambalpur. A murmuring rivulet engirdles the shrine forming various waterfalls at different stages. Bhimadhar, Gadadhar, Guptadhar, Pitrudhar, Kapiladhar and Chaladhar are picturesque waterfalls at Nrusimhanath.
Phurli Jharan A perennial waterfall of about 16 metres high, Phurli Jharan located around 15 km from Bhawanipatna, has a special charm of its own. The multi-coloured rainbows created by the sun-rays falling on the scattered water particles of the fall, creates a thrilling and magical ambience. The evergreen forests around provide ample opportunity for visitors.
Pradhanpat The Pradhanpat hill, with its picturesque waterfall, offers a rare scenic beauty. These falls are close to Deogarh, and are around 100 km from Sambalpur.
Putudi Located 15 km from Phulbani, the natural beauty of the Putudi fall on the river Bada Saluki, with dense forests and hills on either side have entranced visitors over the ages.