Khannaut river is one of the important rivers of Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur districts. It originates from a Jheel (lake), present in the Saigarh forest in Pilibhit district.

The river, a tributary of Garrah river , covering approximately 38km in the Pilibhit district, enters in Shahjahanpur district. It then flows covering about 71 kms distance in Shahjahanpur district and meets with Garrah river at village Daniyapur. Daniyapur a floristically rich locality situated along the banks and ravines of Khannaut river.

The peaceful and scenic beauty of the river attracts many tourists throughout the year. Tourists flock together from all around India to experience suchtranquility. The recommended timing to visit the river and the adjoining bridge is from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.