Place: Bear Shola Falls
State: Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
Bear Shola Falls, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the bus-stand, is a soaring waterfall in a Reserve forest. Bear Shola falls is an perfect picnic spot in Kodai within 2 Kms of the lake, where bears came to drink water once. The final draw near to this silent Bear Shola falls is a soothingly climbing foot-path. It is superb for a day out. It is the basis of a river which takes the name of Parappar and later Tevankarai Aar as it moves downhill. The Bear Shola Falls is ideal to visit during rainy season to enjoy the beauty of the falls to its extensiveness. The approach path to this falls is a craggy hill path and hence appropriate means of transport is essential to reach the falls.The shola forest all around will summon the wildlife enthusiast and there is a concrete track for short trek into the deeper backwoods. Bear Shola falls is located around 3 km from Kodaikanal bus stand inside a reserve forest. Apart from late monsoon season there may not be much water, however 1 km trek inside the forest till the falls is an splendid experience.