The Chakra Dam is constructed across the river Chakra.This is rock-fill type of dam has a length of 570 meters. Chankra Dam is one of the water sources for Linganamakki Dam and was constructed before Linganamakki Dam was built. Monsoon is the best season to visit . Chakra dam can be stoptted while traveling from kodachadri to nagara, 6km away from savehaklu reservoir. All tourist vehicles visiting this place are registered as part of dam security. Best time to visit :August to March. The dam stands in a small town called Chakra Nagar near the city of Shimoga in the Shimoga district. Distance between Chakra dam to Shimoga 95 km from Shimoga.