Surkanada Devi temple is at a distance of8 kms from Dhanaulti. This temple is dedicated to the famous Parvati Devi who is revered in the region by the locals. This temple is located at a height of about 10,000 feet and requires a trek of about 1.5 kms from the base of the hill. Tourists can also reach the temple by walking along an 8 kms trek path amidst the forest from Dhanaulti or can take the road from Dhanaulti towards Chamba.
This temple is a part of the Devi Darshan triangle, which also includes Chandrabadni and Kunjapuri. Atop the hill where Surkanda Devi temple is located, the tourists can get a 360 degree view of the Garhwal region of the Himalayas, the Dehradun valley and other peaks. Tourists usually trek along the route to the temple, but, those who cannot; there are ponies and horse rides available.