No 7 Dam


Location: 2km from the centre of town - when coming from north: turn left off the main highway (prior to Carmody Bridge) and follow along the Dee River.

The Number 7 Dam (otherwise known as The Big Dam) provides a perfect spot for many recreational activities. With its picturesque natural views, the Dam offers a tranquil place for a get together, with barbeque and picnic areas available. The area is also home to the town's newest district shaded covered playground - including 11 different types of playground equipment, outdoor gym equipment, picnic tables, double plate barbecue and new parking area.

For the water lovers, the Number 7 Dam provides the perfect location for a range of aquatic activities. Enjoy a swim, boating or sailing activities. Number 7 Dam is also a terrific spot to throw out a line, with some of the Dam’s inhabitants including the Dawson River Barramundi(Saratoga), Sleepy Cod, Yellow Belly, and Red Claw (otherwise known as Fresh Water Lobster).

Read about the history of the Number 7 Dam here.