It’s the Deogarh district of Odisha which is also called as Debagarh. Right to the northern region of the state, this district is located. The headquarters of this district are located at Deogarh. This district is spreading on the land mass of 2781,66 km sq. as per the 2001 census, the Deogarh use to have the population of 274,095. As per the census of 2011, this district was declared as least populous district in the state of Odisha. On the 1st Jan, of 1993, the Deogarh district was announced. Before that, this place has remained attached to Sambalpur district, Odisha. And now, this district is considered as the part to Red Corridor. During the year 2006, Deogarh was declared as a backward district in this country by Ministry of Panchayat Raj. Deogarh is also among the other 19 districts of this state that still uses to receive the funds through BRGF or known as Backward Regions Grant Fund Program. This district is also home for several educational institutions. Among them, the Raja Basu Dev High School as well as Govt. College Debagarh is considered as the most prominent ones. As per the census of 2011, Deogarh was having a population of 312,164. This part of the world is also popular for some amazing tourist locations among which two waterfalls have really managed to draw attention from across the globe.
The PradhanPat waterfall is the most prominent tourist destination in Deogarh district. It remains surrounded by dense forest throughout the year. The scenic beauty of this place uses to attract many visitors every year. The water falling from the granite rock uses to create an amazing scene. It appears like someone is spraying the water from the top. In order to promote tourism, they have maintained this place in a better way while adding benches, and small bridges. In a state like Odisha, this one is considered as one of the best waterfalls. People use to come here in order to admire the natural beauty of this place throughout the year.
This place is located at a distance of 100 km from the town of Sambalpur. If you are looking for a peaceful picnic or holiday, then Pradhanpat is the right place for you. This place is blessed by the Mother Nature in a great manner. From dense forest to amazing hills and from the wild animals to birds, you can find almost everything here that can offer you a great holidaying experience. As this waterfall is located right at the center of the green jungle, it uses to roar a lot and the sound of falling water echo a lot. Well, this one is the step waterfall. Close to the waterfall, the concerned department has also built a nice garden where you can hang out with friends and family.
In order to stay here for the night camping, you can find your accommodation at one of the two guest houses. While going through that concrete road, you can find the best view of the waterfall. The water coming from this waterfall is also used for water supply at the Deogarh town. This is a big reason why bathing is prohibited here. Here you can also find many monkeys. Beware of them while moving around, as these monkeys can come very close to you in search of fruits and other food items that you may be carrying. It’s the rare scenic beauty of this place that makes Pradhanpat one of the best picnic locations in Deogarh. This place is also located 136 km away from Rourkela. Right at the side of NH, this place is located. So, you will have no problem to reach or access this amazing location.
Kurudkut Waterfall is the next best tourist location of Deogarh district. But the reality is that such place has still remained hidden from many potential visitors. In fact many people don’t even know about it. This waterfall is located deep into the dense forest. Possibly this is a big reason why many people don’t want to go there. Well, this waterfall is small enough but the scenic beauty of this place can really make you mesmerized. Now the state Govt. has even planned to start the Hydro Electric Power Project right on the Kurudkut waterfall. In order to access this place, you may find any perfect road. In order to access this place, you may need to walk one km or so through the dense forest. This is a big reason why many people don’t want to come here. However, this place has a very big potential to become one of the most prominent tourist locations in this district.
This one is also the step waterfall. This waterfall is also the most unique one. The water here uses to come down through the roots of tree. It also flows through several stones while creating that waterfall like feel. The water here is very clear as well as tastes great. From the town of Debagarh, this place is located at a distance of two km. people who want to experience real adventure should visit this place. Walking through the dense forest created by the saal trees can make it happen for you. It’s the calmness and beauty of this place that often push people hard to visit it.