Lake View Park Beautiful place for families in Islamabad Pakistan is a recreational area and wildlife spot located along the Rawal Lake. Rawal Lake is an artificial reservoir built on the Korang River, Islamabad which runs from the Margalla Hills. The park is an amusement place of international standards offering services like picnic area including dedicated Bar B Q spots with grills, adventure sports like wall(rock) climbing, quad bikes in F1 Tracks, boating, fishing, fancy bird aviary, train rides, restaurants and much more.

Zoo in Lake view Park

There is a zoo for rare species of birds, which is a major attraction of the area. A restaurant named ‘Dera’ offers food and refreshment to visitors too. This is used to be the open land/park before not developed one. But it has been developed properly into park and recreational area by CDA.

Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan
Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan

Location

It is situated right on the edge of the rawal lake or more commonly known as rawal dam. It has separate area for karting, then for other fun rides including dodging cars etc. have other dedicated area. Then there is also a small bird sanctuary for various kinds of birds. Also one can do BBQ on the green patches available. Scenic view for lake with small hills in the background. Also small shops and tea/food stalls are available. Spacious parking is available on site as well. The place is usually crowded over the weekends from Friday to Sunday. So to sum up, I would say it’s a nice place to visit on weekend the weekend with friends or family.

Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan
Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan

Location: –

It is good to visit this public place close to Kashmir highway near Islamabad if you have time of around two to three hours, you can walk and enjoy multiple type of entertainments. Especially I would like to mention fun in boating rides. I have visited this place many times during childhood, it was more peaceful at that time, though it was renovated during the time of Gen. Musharaf government, but maintenance of this park and improvement in culinary facilities was never improved. The government should make this park more clean and green to attract foreign tourists, this will help in generating revenue along with promotion of our culture and tradition.

Historical Background:-

Initially, Rawal Lake was built as water reservoir in 1962, during the era of Ayub Khan by the Punjab government, in order to fulfill the needs of water of twin cities. The park is also commonly known as Rawal Lake Promenade or Lake View Park. The sincere efforts of Kamran Lashari, the chairman CDA, reshaped the open park into a recreational spot.

Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan
Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan

Location: –

The park is constructed at the bank of Rawal lake on Muree road near village Malpur  rawal lake which is situated near Bani Gala Islamabad. The Lake covers the region of 8.8sq ft and surrounded by various blossoming trees, outing spots and enchanting confined ways.

Authority to Control the Park

The park is under the administration of Capital Development Authority. More than 230 employees, out of which 121 are regular and others are on daily wages or on contact, of CDA are working in the recreation center which includes cultivators, security persons, gardeners and other administration staff. Because of the proper maintenance by CDA the park seems as a paradise in the mid of the capital city Islamabad.

Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan
Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan

Lack View Park as a Recreational Park

As a new picnic spot Lake View Park in Islamabad attracts many domestic and international tourists. It has become a newly built amusement place for the folks of Islamabad and Rawalpindi in particular. This recreational spot adds to the beauty of the lake. It is divided into various parts including: the main park, F1 TRAXX, Ibex Club, and Battlefield Islamabad. It’s vast spacious area is highly suitable for the arrangement of festivals and cultural and musical programs.

Scenery

The skyline-silver, peaceful, statue still and Monastery quiet water invites tourists to swim and boat in it. As the mountain nurtured her calm and steady waters, the lake nurtures the fish inside her. Variety of flowers and trees alongside the lack exhale magical sweet smells which enthralls the visitor. The golden hue of the heaven- leaking light applied to the face of pool gives it a paradise look. The saccharine smell of the grass persuades the visitors to walk on bare foot and enjoy the dewdrops beneath their feet.

Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan
Lake View Park Islamabad Pakistan

Lake View Park as a Tourist Spot: –

The lake view Islamabad is very popular among local people and tourist; as a result it remains crowded on weekends and holidays. There is also live singing and music for guest to enjoy. Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan best holiday destination for both foreign and domestic visitors, and more tourists are likely to visit it after it was named as the top tourist destination for 2020 by the FOBES Magazine.

Uniqueness of the Park: –

 A well designed Bird Aviary in Lake View Park Islamabad is the 3rd largest aviary in the world. There are many staff members of CDA who are responsible for the maintenance of this special aviary. It is a best honeymoon Place in Pakistan to visit, especially for those who enjoy the melodious songs of the birds. One can find a large variety of birds in this aviary like, Peacocks, Pelican, duck, Ostrich, Emus Black Swan, Australian Parrot, Makao etc.

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