Asan Barrage is a low head diversion dam in the Uttarakhand-Himachal Pradesh border region in Doon Valley. Around 250 bird species are found here, amongst which 80 are water bird species.
Birds commonly seen:
Brahminy ducks, Ruddy Shel duck, Dabbling Duck, Diving Duck, Herons, Egrets, Storks, Ibises, Geese, Gadwall, Wigeon, Pintail Shoveller.
These are just to name a few..
Jolly Grant airport, Dehradun (23 kms)
Nearest bus station:
Asan Barrage is connected to Dehradun, 38 km away by a highway, on the way to Paonta Sahib. Dehradun is well
connected by rail, road and air.
Best time to visit:
Mach to April & October to December