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
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
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.
Check the Events
calendar and the range of Accommodation and Dining
opportunities in our Visitor Guide.
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