The mini hydro electric power plant over the Malampuzha River, it is also the biggest irrigation project in Kerala with a large number of canal system. The Malampuzha Dam has helped palakkad to be aptly known as the Rice bowl of Kerala. The Malampuzha dam has a lush green township which is a major tourist attraction for its trekking trails and the large irrigation dam. The gardens over the place have helped Malampuzha to be one among the most visited tourist destinations in Kerala.
The main attractions of the Malampuzha are the rope way which gives the aerial view, Snake Park, aquarium, and rock garden with the interesting feature that the whole place is made of unwanted and broken pieces of bangles, tiles, used plastic cans, tins and other waste materials. The garden is a master work of sculptor Padmasree Neck Chand Saini. The amusement Theme park, the famous sculpture of Gaint Yakshi (the enchantress) which was created by the famous artist Kanai Kunjiraman is the other attractions of Malampuzha.