Every weekend, a large number of people visit this lake. It currently boasts an open air theatre, children's park and boating facilities. There is a pathway all around the lake which serves many walkers and joggers in the early mornings and in the evenings.
The lush green lawns surrounding this lake also serve as a central hub of Ahmedabad, wherein various cultural events take place regularly.
At times, the water from Narmada River is allowed to flow into this lake. The lake has pretty gardens with lots of stone work in them. Various boats are available for rent at the lake site.
There is also a multi-speciality hospital "Sanjivani" located near the lake.