Lakes & dams

Many of our lakes and dams are open for recreational activities and camping. Information on location, facilities and fees and charges is below.

Boat on dam
Below is a list of the lakes and dams open and closure information. For more information regarding the lakes and dams, please refer to the relevant articles below.   Lake Cooby, Loveday Cove picnic area Lake Cooby, boating and fishing  Lake Cooby, dam wall Lake Cressbrook, picnic area Lake Cressbrook, campground Lake Cressbrook, boating and fishing Lake Perseverance Land based activities are still able to be enjoyed and the picnic area is open.       ...
Man fishing at Lake Cooby
Lake Cooby offers activities for all members of the family. There's plenty of good fishing spots and boat access (electric motors only) or perhaps you're into more adventurous water sports such as sailing or canoeing. But you don't have to be an angler or sailor to enjoy what Lake Cooby has to offer. Lake Cooby is only a 35 kilometre drive from Toowoomba and easily accessible from the New England Highway. When ...
With fishing, boating, children's playground, beach volleyball and excellent barbecue and picnic areas, Lake Cressbrook is a great place to relax. The children's playground, beach volleyball and barbecue facilities are free. As Lake Cressbrook is a source of drinking water, swimming is not permitted. Lake Cressbrook is a leisurely 50 km drive from Toowoomba, and about 15 minutes drive from Crows Nest. It's easily accessible from the New England Highway via Pechey or ...
Lake Perseverance is open Lake Perseverance is only available for canoeing and water skiing for the Perseverance Aquatic Club and those participating in organised activities conducted by the Queensland Government Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. The Lake Perseverance Active Recreation Centre, which is operated by the Queensland State Government, is located near the lake and serves as an excellent accommodation base for those participating in organised activ ...
Located on the banks of the Condamine River this Council facility is a great place to camp for self-contained campers who love to relax, get out on their boat, swim and fish. Situated 30km east of Millmerran on Yarramalong Road (off the Millmerran-Leyburn Road also accessible via Fysch Road, Pampas). There are no fees to visit or camp. Maximum stay is 3 days. ...
Lemontree Weir is owned and operated by SunWater. There is no public access and camping is not permitted. The road reserve upstream of the weir at the Bostock Road bridge crossing is a popular spot for fishing and access to the Condamine River. Only day use visits are recommended. Visitors are asked to respect the site by removing their rubbish when they leave and not causing damage.       ...
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