Dakpathar is located at around 45 kilometres from the main city of Dehradunon Dehradun–Chakrataroad near the banks of holy river Yamuna. It has been developed into a leisure spot which is surrounded by natural exotic forests and lush green gardens and lawns. There is a guest house which is maintained by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) with a Tourist House and a functional swimming pool for its tourists / visitors.
Near Dakpathar, there are many attractions like it has a Hydel Power Station near River Yamuna. It’s architecture and sheer size alongwith its dimension would mesmerized from every angle. Another attraction is an ancient Rock Edict of legendary King Asoka at Kalsi. One can easily reach here by a regular bus service near the Railway Station, Dehradun from Parade Ground and Highway Bus Stand.