Aliyar Dam is is located in the foothills of Valparai, around 60 km from Coimbatore. It was built as a part of Parambikulam aliyar project during 1959-69 across the Aliyar river. The dam is around 2 km in length. This is a popular tourist attraction with park, garden, aquarium, play area etc maintained by Tamil Nadu Fisheries Corporation. There is also boating available. Here are some pictures or shots of the dam.