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
Please be advised that due to a significant cyanobacteria bloom (blue-green algae) at Lake Cooby all areas will be closed until further notice. Recreational facilities can be found at two different areas of the lake; Loveday Cove and the dam wall picnic area. Information about these two sections can be found below. Before heading out to Lake Cooby remember to check if these areas are open. Camping facilities are not available and alcohol ...
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 ...
As of today, 19 December 2018 until further notice, Perseverance Dam is closed due to high levels of E.coli. This does not effect the park area. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Other groups, including schools, can apply* to use the facilities which include accommodation, a conference room, an outdoor multipurpose court, a sports oval, canoes and archery equipment. *Approval is considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information about bookings, phone 4697 8900. R ...
Located on the banks of the Condamine River this facility is a great place for self-contained campers who love to relax, get out on their boat, swim and fish. The weir is 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 and the maximum stay is 3 days. Facilities Available facilities are: Picnic tables. Toilets. Boat ramp is on ...
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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