Pong Dam is located about 20 minutes from Gerik Town by Gerik-Kupang highway and 30 minutes of dirt road from the junction going into Pong Village. This dam is near the Siam village called Pong Village.

Purpose: Pong Dam was built by the District Officer at that time, Sir Barkely. It was built to generate electricity to mobilise the cable cars which were used to cart tin ore from Klian Intan to the tin smelter due to the mountainous surface. Pong Dam went across River Weng which is rich with protein source such as kelah fish (malayan mahseer) which is a protected species. Near to Pong Village is Bukit Buluh Village which has been turned into a bamboo charcoal industry area.