Surinsar is a beautiful lake situated about 42 km from Jammu
, on the Jammu-Srinagar
road, in Jammu and Kashmir
Bordered by hills and covered with dense forest, the lake is a favorite picturesque spot in the state. During summer, the lake is covered with lotus flowers.
Legend says that Arjuna, the legendary hero of the Mahabharat, shot an arrow into the ground at Mansar. The arrow came out at Surinsar and thus both lakes - Surinsar Lake and Mansar Lake were created.
JKTDC bungalows offer excellent accommodation in the vicinity.