The emerald blue-green hues of the Khurpatal lake set it amongst the natural jewels of Nainital. Lying amid lofty pine and cedar trees and beautiful surroundings, the lake is a magnificent sight. Situated at a height of 1,635 m above sea level, it is known for angling opportunities as it has a good harvest of fish. The clear water of the lake makes the experience all the more interesting. The lake also provides boating facilities and the beautiful trails winding through the forest make for a good walk in the midst of nature. Till 19th century AD, the region around the lake was known for the making of iron implements, but now it is more popular for its vegetable farms. It is said that it was a favoured vacation spot of the British as well.

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