Koyna Dam, one of the largest dams of Maharashtra
, is a popular picnic spot on the Koyna river. It is 98 km from Satara and 20 km from
. Constructed in 1963, the dam has a capacity of 100 TMC. There is a hydroelectric project with a capacity of 1,920 MW. The water stored at the dam is mainly used for power generation apart from irrigation. Nehru garden near the dam is another tourist attraction.