Pathrakadavu Waterfalls

Pathrakadavu waterfalls is a waterfall situated in the Silent Valley National Park in Palakkad district, Kerala, India. This tourist place is situated in Kuruthichal in Pathrakadavu.

Pathrakadavu waterfalls
Pathrakadavu waterfalls
LocationPalakkad, Kerala, India

Hydroelectric project and disputesEdit

There was a proposal of an hydroelectric project in the river which this waterfall is located.[1] There were so many agitations on the construction of hydroelectric project in the river by different environmental organisations and activists. Even forest department protested against this.[2]

Ecotourism projectEdit

Now, government is trying to implement an ecotourism project here that will not harm the environment and protect the beauty of nature in Silent valley. [3]


  1. ^ "Hydroelectric project, Pathrakadavu" (PDF). Jagrathayude Keraleeyam. June 2004.
  2. ^ "Protest". Asianet News. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Ecotourism project". Deepika. September 2012.