It is located on the river of Dospat in the Western Rhodope Mountains, at 1,200 m altitude. It is the largest dam in Bulgaria, and the nature around it is enchantingly beautiful. One of the greatest pleasures for the tourists is a boat trip on its waters. So they can enjoy the beauty of both shores.
In the dam there are several types of fish, including trout, carp, rudd and it is frequently visited by fishermen. On it are ridden canoes, kayaks, fishing boats and jets. Near by come many forest animals - hinds, deers. Flocks of wild ducks and geese can be seen. The place is lovely for walking, fishing and children's games.