Famous Picnic Spots in Bargarh District of Odisha

Here you will get all the information about the best Picnic Spots or most popular tourist spots in Bargarh District of Odisha. If you want to know the List of Famous Picnic Spots in Bargarh District of Odisha then see the below tourist spot link to know about the Famous Picnic Spots in Bargarh District of Odisha.

If you are planning for Winter Picnic in Bargarh, then have look on this article to know the detailed information about Places to Visit in Bargarh and major tourist attractions in Bargarh.


Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple is situated at a distance of 36km from Baragarh at the foot of Bara hill. This temple was built by Sri Dakhsin Ray, who was the dewan of Ajit Singh; the king of Sambalpur between 1695 to 1765. It is oneof the AstaSambhu temples. Behind this temple there exist the remains of Kedarnath fort.

Nrusinghanath Temple

Nrusinghanath temple is the most famous temple of Baragarh district. It is situated at a distance of 110 km from Baragarh. This temple was built by Sri Baijal Dev Bikari, the king of Patna garh during fourteenth century on 1313 A.D. This temple is famous for its statues carved on its outer walls. It is only 45 feet in height,divided into two parts: the first being the seat of the Lord Nrusinghnath, the second alloted to Jagamohan.


The main perennial flow of Gandhamardan is PAPAHARINI, literally meaning, The Destroyer of Sins. Flowing out of the confluence of seven fountains, called SAPTADHAR – it has an average width of 12 ft. Running about 25 Kms, it has touched the Ang Tributary and finally embraced Mahanadi.

Astasambhu Temple

Asta Sambhu temple is the large temple of Siva Temple in Bargarh, which was built during the Chauhan rule of undivided Sambalpur. The most important among them were those of the Asta-Sambhu or 8 Shiva Temples. Though all the 8 temples are small in height, but there is great artistic beauty and each of these present excellent picturesque background. The List of the 8 Shiva Temples are –

  • Bimaleswar Temple at Huma (Sambalpur)
  • Kedarnath Temple at Ambabhona (Bargarh)
  • Baidyanath Temple at Deogaon (Bargarh)
  • Balunkeswar Temple at Gaisama (Bargarh)
  • Mandhata Baba Temple at Maneswar (Sambalpur)
  • Swapneswar Temple at Sorna (Bargarh)
  • Visweswar Temple at Soranda (Bargarh)
  • Nilakantheswar Temple at Nilji (Bargarh)

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

The Debrigarh Hill range is known for a wild life sanctuary. Most of the wild animals found in the state are also found here with exception to elephants, wild buffaloes and black bucks.

Aapkhol Waterfall

Aapkhol waterfall is located inside the Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary near Sardhapali Village, and It is 15 km distance from Bhatli and 39 km from the Bargarh Bus stand. The waterfall comes after a 4 km hill trek to reach this place. The adventure of the waterfall and the environment is enjoyable. This waterfall is surrounded by beautiful hills and dense forest. The scenic beauty of the Aapkhol is so beautiful that tourists have come to see the falls in the winter.

Barabakhara Waterfall

Barabakhara Waterfall is located at Ambavhana in the Barapahad hill range. It is around 47 km from Bargarh town. The Waterfall is covered with hills and dense forest. Veer Surendra Sai hidden in Bara Bakhra Caves. Barabakhara cave is associated with the history of Veer Surendra Sai. The water from the Barabakhara waterfall flows through the hills and flows through two waterfalls. The beautiful natural environment and the wondrous sound of the waterfall attract the visiter during winter.

Devdarha Waterfall

Devdarha waterfall is a popular tourist place located at the Border of Odisha and Chhattisgarh, and It is about 18 km from the Padampur. The Waterfalls flow through large rocks that attract tourists. It is a beautiful place in the Bargarh district to visit with family friends and weekend picnic. Winter Season is a great time to visit Devdarha waterfall. The rocky hills and the beautiful waterfall are also the best places for photography. Devdarha Picnic spot is a popular tourist attraction in Bargarh District.

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