Tamil Nadu has many fine wildlife reserves, good beaches, exciting hill stations and beautiful lakes. Ooty is known for its lakes and flowers and is a favourite haunt of tourists. The Berijam Lake near Kodaikanal is one among the beautiful lakes of South India . Pulicat Lake is a quiet picnic spot for nature lovers and bird watchers, about 60-km north of Chennai. Yercaud is known for its lake and boating in the cold waters of the Yercaud Lake is a most pleasant experience.