Hatipathar is a beautiful picnic spot situated just three kilometers from Rayagada
, in Orissa
. The Nagavalli River, flowing through a deep cut valley, forms two wondrous waterfalls in its pathway, offering some suitable picnic spots. Natural boulders found scattered amid the beautiful environs appears to be elephants in certain light, hence the name Hatipathar.
Hatipathar is about 113 km from Koraput. Rayagada Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Biju Patnaik Airport is the nearest airport.