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Paddys River Dam Campsite, Laurel Hill

Paddys River Dam Campsite, Laurel Hill

About 20 minutes off the main road and in the heart of the Bago State Forest, Paddys River Dam is a delightful campsite on, naturally, Paddys River. The campsite has seperate areas for caravans and tents.

The shallow Paddys River Dam is full of life with trout and even a resident platypus.

Brumbies roam through the bush, and there is abundant bird life everywhere.

Lying on the Hume & Hovell Walking Track, Paddys River Dam Campsite is a favourite with bushwalker, day trippers, and campers.

And for those who are fascinated by histroy, the area and the nearby Quartzville have plenty of indications of the settlement that used to be there.

The site is about 20 minutes off the main road, along forestry roads. In fine weather, it is accessible by all vehicles.

There are no camping fees associated with the Paddys River Dam campsite.

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Activites and Experiences at Paddys River Dam Campsite

  • Off Road Driving
  • Barbecue
  • Mountain Biking
  • Quad Bike Riding
  • Trail bike riding
  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Cooking
  • Fishing – Trout/Fly
  • Exercising
  • Fossicking
  • Gold prospecting
  • Art Painting
  • Photography
  • Meditating/Relaxing
  • Spotlighting
  • Animal Viewing
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Walking
  • Direct
  • Cycle/Running Path
  • Group
  • Open fireplace
  • Active
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Rural/Country
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Fishing
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Health and Fitness
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Mountain
  • Nature based
  • Off road
  • Relaxation
  • Remote
  • Romance
  • Soft Adventure
  • Wilderness
  • Wildflower
  • Wildlife
  • English
  • English
  • 18-35′s
  • Adult Getaway
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Disabled
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Group
  • Nudist/Naturist
  • Romantic
  • Self-Drive
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Not Available

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