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. Read more about the closure here. Lake Perseverance, water based activities. Read more about the closure here. Lake Perseverance, ...
Man fishing at Lake Cooby
There are excellent shelters and free gas barbecue facilities for those who just want to spend a few lazy hours on a family picnic. A children's playground also caters for younger members of the family and toilet blocks have disabled access. Camping facilities are not available at Lake Cooby. Alcohol is not permitted at this location. Recreational facilities can be found at two different areas of the lake. Check these areas are open. Boating (electric ...
Due to a blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom at Lake Cressbrook, the dam is closed for all water based recreation activities, fishing and boating until further notice.    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 area is open from 6am ...
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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