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
Lake Perseverance: Water activities are closed until further notice, the actual closure period is not able to be predicted.  Council apologises for any inconvenience caused. 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 closed to water activities until further notice, the actual closure period is not able to be predicted.  Council apologises for any inconvenience caused. Land based activities are still able to be enjoyed and the picnic area 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, Recreati ...
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 Sun Water, there is no public access.  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 and recommended for day use visits only. ...
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