Barkot is 9km from Naugaon further up towards Yamnotri. The FRH, built in 1960, is located at a commanding height of 1328m over overlooking Barkot town. Being the last town close to the Yamnotri temple it has hosted several dignitaries. Rajgarhi was the Tehsil headquarters of the Tehri state is about 25km. It has a historical temple and pristine deodar forests, good for bird watching and butterfly identification. Visit Tilari, the site of the Tilari agitation and kharadi Eco-park both nearby. Short trek to Rari Bokh Mandir and Muralto apple orchard are enjoyable. Drive towards Radi and kafnol villages to see the pristine oak, deodar fir and spurs forests. This area gets snow in winters and is very picturesque.
Tourist attraction near FRH :
Surrounded by chir & oak forests, rafting in Yamuna & Tons river, Trek to Rari Bokh Mandir Temple and Muralto Apple view, Van Chetna Kendra, Kharadi Eco-park.
Location: Dehradun-Nainbag-Naugaon-Barkot motor road.
Forest Division: Upper Yamuna, Badkot
Elevation: 1328m AMSL
Year of Construction: 1960
Year of Renovation: 2008