Dam is 48 km from Palakkad The
Mangalam Dam is constructed on the river Cherukunnapuzha, a tributary of
the river Mangalam. A popular picnic site, The Mangalam Dam is located
south of Palakkad town. The construction of the scenic dam was completed
in the year 1956
the Alathur - Vadakkanchery Highway, the reservoir fringes on the forest
area teeming with wildlife like deer, elephants and a variety of birds.
The entire area is quite fascinating with beautiful parks, lawns and statues