Bhavani Sagar Dam is located some 80 kilometers away from Coimbatore city. It is one of the largest earthen dams in the country built after the India's independence. It is built on the Bhavani River just below the union of Moyar River. Alongside the dam there is a well-maintained park with all amenities for children to play around and an orchard that can be enjoyed. The dam is situated some 16 kilometer west to Satyamangalam and 36 kilometer north-east to Mettuppalayam.