Lakes, dams & camping

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
Our lakes and dams are wonderful places to enjoy a wide range of recreation activities. But it's important to plan ahead before visiting a lake or dam in our region. As these are outdoor recreation areas they may be affected by weather and issues such as algae outbreaks. When planning your visit remember to check: if the lake or dam is open or closed. which activities are allowed. if permits are required. if fees ...
Man fishing at Lake Cooby
This lovely lakeside area provides excellent shelters and free gas barbecue facilities for those who would like to spend a few lazy hours on a family picnic. A children's playground caters for younger members of the family and toilet blocks have disabled access. A nice lakeside walk is also available. Recreational facilities can be found at two different areas of the lake; Loveday Cove and the dam wall picnic area. Information about these ...
This place should be on your activity hot spot list. Lake Cressbrook offers many activities: boating, rowing, fishing, bush walking, sailing, camping, picnicking, kayaking and canoeing to name just a few.   Location Lake Cressbrook is a leisurely 50km drive from Toowoomba, and about 15 minutes drive from Crows Nest. It's easily accessible from the New England Highway via Pechey or Crows Nest or from the Esk-Hampton Road near Ravensbourne.   Open hours  The day use ...
Canoeing and water skiing on Lake Perseverance is only available to the Perseverance Aquatic Club and those participating in organised activities conducted through the Lake Perseverance Centre. Operated by the Queensland Government Department of Justice and Attorney General, the centre is part of the department’s facilities that provide youth oriented adventure-based learning activities. Other groups, including schools, can apply* to use the facilities which cover accommodation, a confer ...
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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