Lake Broadwater Drive - 56km >> Travel from Dalby via Moonie Highway


Turn left into Lake Broadwater Road, approx 20kms from Dalby. Lake Broadwater Conservation Park is perfect for bird watching and walks along the south west track. The only naturally occuring water body of this type on the Darling Downs, the lake covers approx 350ha when full.

A bush campground, Wilga Bush Camping Area, is located 2km north of the lake adjacent to the road with fire places, tank water, shelter shed and amenities. A receation area is situated on the lake shore with function hall, amenities, boat ramp, fireplaces and camping ground. A camping permit is required. Boating and water skiing are permitted when quantity of water allows from 6am to sundown - boating permit required.

Walk or drive the 3km track, looking out for the flora and fauna including the uncommon baird ferns. The names of the native trees are marked.

Lake Broadwater is a valuable breeding ground for waterfowl and attracts water birds including ducks, moorhens, grebes, cormorants, darters, herons, swans, stilts, jabirus and brolgas. Just past the lake, many eastern grey kangaroos can be seen at sundown in the conservation park. Visitors to the lake are also likely to see the red necked wallaby, swamp wallaby, koala, brush-tailed possum and echnida.


View Publication at left for detailed information on walks, wildlife and history of the park.

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