The first and second phase of the development of the area around the Kurunegala Lake were completed under the  auspices of the Ministry of Urban Development , Water Supply and Housing Facilities recently.

Under the program to improve recreational facilities for people of the area, , an area covering 2.1 kilometers has been completed by now, Ministry officials said.

The  completed area now consists of a path for walkers, a cycle path as well as an open-air exercise area for residents.

There are also restaurants  with open air and indoor facilities to hosts parties and other events.

A newly wedded couple pose near the newly constructed recreational area around the Lake
Exercise machines have been installed for the benefit of the public 
The picturesque view is an added bogus to residents 
A view of the Kurunegala Lake 
The Athugala (Elephant Rock) on top of which rests a giant statue of Lord Buddha overlooking the Kurunegala town