Hatipathar is situated in Rayagada district at a distance of only 3 kms from Rayagada town. It is a beautiful picnic spot. There are two wondrous waterfalls formed by river Nagavalli which adds charm to the scenic beauty of this place. The boulders scattered here, resembles the shape of an elephant. Therefore this place is named such (in Oriya, Hati means Elephant and Pathar means Stone). Hatipathar is about 113 kms from Koraput. The nearest railway station is Rayagada and nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar.