Nilnag is a beautiful blue-water lake, situated 4 kms downhill from Yousmarg, and linked by a path through dense forests. The place is a fantastic picnic spot where tourists are enthralled by breathtaking natural surroundings. Mount Tatakuti is the source of the famous Dood Ganga stream. The stream, a tributary of the Jhelum River is famous for trout fish. Nakwaer Pal is the highest peak of this range. Situated 8,000 to 14,000 ft. above sea-level, in the lap of dense woods, bounded by mountains whose average height reaches 17,000 ft, Khag block in the Beerwah tehsil of Budgam district, is a place of breathtaking beauty in the southwest of Kashmir. Across the length and breadth of the district, there are many springs. In khag alone, there are at least thirty springs providing fresh water round the year. However, during the summer, the number increases to over fifty. For this reason, the area could as well be called the land of Springs.
A Little away from the famous meadow of Tosamaidan is the enchanting spring known as Sut Haran. The water of the spring is very sweet. Naranag spring is also known as Narain Nag. The spring is close to the Khag village. Of the many round-the-year-flowing springs, the Sukhnag, is the fountainhead of the Ahij brook. Pushkar Nag is in the east of Poshker village between Khag and Ferozpora is a historical spring which is surrounded by several villages on its three sides white it flows to the east. The spring owes its name to the village of its origin. Gandhak Nag is a spring in Darang Khaipora village of Khag block with sulphur contents in its water. People with skin diseases take a bath in the spring and are said to get cured.
Amid thriving forest, more than a few mountain streams flow through the district from Badran to Sut Haran. Of these, the eminent are Ahij Kol, Laen, Mala Kol, Lear Kol, Zaen, Mean and Sona Mean. The Ahij, Laen and Sona Maen have the common fountainhead in Sukhnag. The Ahij and Mala Kol embrace the Jhelum after marching through Khag and other villages of Budgam district. Besides, Dood Ganga nullah, Shaliganga Nallah, Ferozpora nullah and the flood-spill channel also flows all the way through the district.
(Last Updated on : 10-10-2014)