Dandadhar Lake is 67Km. from Dhenkanal and 30 Km from Kamakhyanagar.Dandadhar is spread over 500 square kilometers. The blue expense of sparkling water caged in the sun-bathed valley is a thrill to the searching eyes. This place is an attraction to the tourist by the water. Dandadhar, overflowing with aquatic fauna, has many islands dotting the water and is a bird watcher's heaven with migratory birds in hundreds of thousands coming for their annual winter visits from as far away as Siberia. Dandadhar also naming as a 'Dam'. Many local peoples depend upon this dam because summer season water is too available in this area.