Situated at the south-eastern end of Nagarhole, by the backwaters of the Kabini River, Kabini Reservoir borders Kerala and Karnataka for some distance. Between Kabani reservoir and Kuruva island Kalindi river joins Kabini. Kalindi river originates from Brahmagiri Hills which on reaching near Tirunelly temple the rivulet Papanasini joins it. Taraka and Nugu are the two small rivers in Heggadadevana kote taluk those joins Kapila (Kabini River).
Built across Kabini River in 1974, the dam is located near Beechanahalli village. This dam is 58 m (190 ft) in height and 2,284 ft (696 m) long. You can access the dam from Heggadadevana kote.
Nagarahole National Park
Declared a national park in 1974, the park is said to be the best habitat for Asian elephants. It is surrounded by shallow valleys and gentle slopes on all sides.