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Tilyar Lake
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Tilyar Lake
Location in Haryana, India
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Tilyar Lake
Tilyar Lake (India)
Location Rohtak district, Haryana, India
Coordinates 28°52′44″N76°38′09″E / 28.87889°N 76.63583°E / 28.87889; 76.63583
Primary inflows Canal water
Primary outflows No
Basin  countriesIndia
Surface area132 acres (0.53 km2)
Average depth10 ft (3.0 m)
Website www.haryanaforest.gov.in
Antelope enclosure in Mini Zoo. Antelope enclosure at Mini zoo in Tilyar lake complex.jpg
Antelope enclosure in Mini Zoo.
Horse mascot at Tilyar lake complex Inside Mini Zoo. Horse mascot at Tilyar lake complex Inside Mini Zoo..jpg
Horse mascot at Tilyar lake complex Inside Mini Zoo.
Crocodile enclosure signboard along with detailed classification inside Mini zoo. Crocodile enclosure signboard along with detailed classification inside Mini zoo..jpg
Crocodile enclosure signboard along with detailed classification inside Mini zoo.
View of Tilyar lake from Boat.(Boating facility is available for tourists and visitors.) View of Tilyar lake from Boat.jpg
View of Tilyar lake from Boat.(Boating facility is available for tourists and visitors.)

Tilyar Lake is one of the major tourist attractions in the Indian state of Haryana. It is 70 km (43 mi) from New Delhi on the DelhiFazilka highway and is located close to the city of Rohtak in Haryana. [1]

The Tilyar Lake is only 42 km (26 mi) from Delhi border and Tilyar Zoo at Rohtak is well maintained [2] and worth visiting specially for families. [3] Fishing is permissible at Tilyar Lake after paying INR200 fishing fee. [4]

The lake lies in a 132-acre (0.53 km2) area and forms an integral part of the tourist setup, making it one of the greenest stretches in the adjoining area. The spacious lawns and the scenery on view make this resort a great place to relax, and people visit from as far away as Mumbai. It is also an excellent spot for watching a variety of birds that flock on the little island located in the middle of the lake. Entry to Tilyar lake is free. The lake complex also houses Rohtak Zoo.

Mini zoo

Haryana had many mini zoos spread across the state. In 2001 the Government of Haryana decided to shut these down and replace them with well developed viable zoos, this included setting up the zoo at Rohtak within Tilyar Lake complex. [5] As a result, enclosures for housing animals and aviaries for birds were built. Visitor facilities such as landscaping, walkways & trials, gardens, hillocks, lakes, artificial waterfalls, cafe, visitor toilets & resting shelters, watch towers, drinking water facilities etc. were created. [6] Entry is only INR 10 for adults and INR 5 for kids.

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References

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