Constructed across Ghataprabha River
, Hidkal Dam is situated at Hukkeri
in Belgaum District
. Also known as Raja Lakhamgowda Dam, this dam site is important because many fossils have been revealed in nearby areas. The dam site draws not only tourists but also archeologists.Belgaum. Belgaum is about 100 km (by road) from Hubli, which is one of the bigger junctions on the South Central Railways.