Patnitop, situated near Vaishno Devi Temple, is a busy hill station and a good place to enjoy the nature, which is always in its full bloom. With all its beauty at a hill station, it is a charming plateau at 2, 024m. The grassland is surrounded by dense woods and lush greenery of Pines. Picturesquely situated at a high altitude,there are many pleasant walks around this popular hill station. There are three,gushing,icecold freshwater springs in the area,which are said to have medicinal properties.
Patnitop offers pretty picnic spots, tranquil walks and breathtaking views of the mountainscape of the Chenab river. In winter, the resort is generally covered with a thick mantle of snow, thus providing opportunities for various snow games including skiing.