The Dadaraghati Dam is located within the Kamakhya Forest Range and is about 25 km from Talcher and 75 km from the town of Dhenkanal. It is a medium irrigation project built for water conservation. The Reservoir is surrounded by hills and forests. It is a good place for a weekend picnic in the winter season. There is a Dadaraghati picnic spot just 1 km from the dam where tourists come for a picnic. Winter is the perfect time to travel. Dadaraghati dam is a popular tourist attraction in Dhenkanal, Odisha.