Ayyanar Falls is located on the slope of Western Ghats 13 KM away from city towards west. There are quite few waterfalls in the forest. It is a sanctuary for Grizzled Squirrel and Varaiyadu goat, so it is protected from the public use.
A small reservoir is situated on the way to Ayyanar falls which is providing water for the whole city.
There is a temple for Lord Ayyanar which is open for public. It is situated on the base of the western ghats.