Image of Khaste lake taken by AmRit Ghimire
|Location||Lekhnath-3,4,6 Kharane Phant|
|Primary inflows||From Neureni lake|
|Primary outflows||Taal khola (ताल खोला)|
|Catchment area||21 ha (0.081 sq mi)|
|Surface area||total: 24.8030 hectares (61.290 acres)
water: 13.7370 hectares (33.945 acres)
It covers an area of 24.8030 hectares (61.290 acres) and the water area is 13.7370 hectares (33.945 acres). Since some years, Pisciculture has been conducted in this lake. The area, known as ‘Bird Wetland’ is best suited as a bird watching lake, as the Siberian, Indian and Afghani birds come here to protect themselves from the cold. This area is a potential Research centre for the birds of different species.