A serene lake Kanke Dam in Ranchi is placed perfectly at a picturesque spot at the foothills of the Gonda Hills. The Dam assumed to be originated many decades back. The tranquil atmosphere, unpolluted air, secluded environment and nice weather makes this lake very attractive for tourist looking for relaxation and seclusion. It is ideal tourist destination for nature lovers, holiday picnic makers and also for casual visitors mainly due to its charming scenic surroundings. An added attraction is the Rock Garden located nearby.