Located on the NH2, Golden Quadrilateral, Topchanchi Lake is an artificial lake covering an expanse of over 214 acres. The lake is at a distance of 37 kilometres from the Dhanbad Railway Station and is a famous spot for tourists to indulge in nature walks, exploration as well as hold picnics. The Topchanchi Lake expanse consists of the marvellous artificial lake amidst the rolling green hills and forests as well as the famous Prasanath Hills nearby. Part of the 214 acres or more precisely 8.7 square kilometres, is also dedicated to a wildlife sanctuary. Due to this reason, you will find small, harmless animals roaming around the Lake as well. Nature lovers enjoy this part of town and are often found flocking the area in search of rare flora and fauna.