A water sports facility was started at the Asan barrage by the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam in 1994. The place is located at Dhalipur Lake and it offers a various types of water sports. It is also famous as a “Shutterbug’s delight” for its migratory birds.
The Asan Barrage was made in the year 1967 which is known popularly as Dhalipur Lake, which is situated approx. 43 kilometres from Dehradun. The offerings by the resort are sailing, boating, canoeing and rowing etc. Hovercrafts and power boats are also available there. During winter seasons, visitors can have a look of some of the beautiful migrant birds.