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
Please be advised that the Cooby Dam Access Road (to the Cooby Dam Wall) will be closed to the public from the week commencing Monday 16 October 2017 for a period of 6 weeks (weather dependent). A grid bridge crossing over the main water supply pipe from Cooby Dam to Toowoomba on Cooby Dam Access Road (to the Cooby Dam wall) has been deemed unsafe / unserviceable and requires urgent replacement. Parks ...
Lake Cressbrook is a great place to relax with opportunities to go fishing and boating, and to play beach volleyball. There are also excellent free BBQ facilities and picnic areas, and a children's playground, to enjoy on site. As Lake Cressbrook is a source of drinking water, swimming is not permitted. Lake Cressbrook is a leisurely 50km drive from Toowoomba, and about 15 minutes drive from Crows Nest. It's easily accessible from ...
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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