Zayandeh Rood River, Esfahan
The Zayandeh Rood is one of the most important rivers of the central plateau of Iran. The same has come to be known by this name, due to the various gushing springs on its course, that is from its source to the mouth. The river takes its source in the northeastern front of Zard Kooh -e-Bakhtiari in the vicinity of Cheshmeh Deymeh, and flows to the marshes of Gavkhoony.
The maximum length of the said river is 420 km and its width ranges from 10 to 20 m in the valleys and varies till 800 m in the city of Esfahan. The Kooh Rang tunnel aids in adjoining a part of the waters of the Karoon river to the Zayandeh Rood. Throughout its course, the presence of lush green thickets adds to the beauty and the pleasant environment, which attributes to the recreational atmosphere.Furthermore, alongside the banks of this river, in the city of Esfahan and near the Zaman Khan Bridge (between Esfahan and Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiyari), can be considered as an excellent spot for recreational purposes.