At a distance of 10 km from Chikmagalur & 50 km from Kemmanagundi, Hirekolale Lake is a lovely manmade lake amidst beauty and surrounded by using excessive mountains.
The well known hills of Mullayanagiri may be viewed from here. This lake was constructed to supply water to Chikmagalur town and irrigation of lands in surrounding villages. Hirekolale Lake is one of the top well known places of hobby in Chikmagalur. This region may be without difficulty accessed from the town of Chikmagalur. It may be visited at some stage in the yr. There is not any boating facility at the lake.