Challawa Gorge Dam
Challawa Gorge Dam
Challawa Gorge Dam
How to get to Challawa Gorge Dam


By car and motorbike


Things to do at Challawa Gorge Dam


Explore nature, Meet friends, Relaxation, Sightseeing,

History of Challawa Gorge Dam

This was built in 1993To serve as an hydroelectric source of power. It is notable as a source of water supply for irrigation, fishery for Kano and settlements along the river system

  • The dam was originally built as a source of hydroelectric power, but it was too expensive and had to be shelved.

Built by Julius Berger in 1993.

Challwa Gorge dam is an integral part of the day to day activities of the people of Kano as it is the source of water for irrigation, fishery and other daily essentials.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Challawa Gorge Dam, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Climbing shoes

  • Waterproof bags for your gadgets

Things to do while at Challawa Gorge Dam

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • Take a landscape picture

Best Features

It is an important part of the city's day to day activities.

Most common visitors

Tourists, Curators, Engineers

  • Appraisal of the challwa dam- Header of an article by IW learn in 2014

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