Chaffey Dam

Chaffey Dam provides valuable public recreation in an attractive setting in the Peel Valley. Water sports such as swimming, sailing, boating and fishing are popular activities on the lake. There are beautiful parks and reserves around the dam where bushwalking and picnicking can be enjoyed. Camp sites are provided at the Chaffey Dam Camping Reserve and Bowling Alley Point Recreation Reserve. Barbecue and toilet facilities are provided.

The dam supports an interesting variety of wildlife. Fish found there include yellowbelly, trout and catfish, while waterbirds such as pelicans, plovers, cormorants, ibis and wild duck grace the surface and banks of the dam.

Nearby events

  1. Nundle Country Picnic

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2019 , Nundle

    Relax with family and friends at the Nundle Country Picnic in the beautiful grounds of the Nundle Woollen Mill. Enjoy a delicious two course picnic lunch featuring Nundle and the region's best produce, listen to live music, preview new s…

    10 Mar
  2. Nundle Go For Gold Chinese Easter Festival

    Saturday 20 April 2019 to Sunday 21 April 2019 , Nundle

    Nundle Go for Gold Chinese Easter Festival is a celebration of Nundle's gold fields history and the Chinese and European miners that helped form the town in the mid to late 1800s. The annual festival is held on Easter Saturday and Sunday…

    20 Apr - 21 Apr
  3. Great Nundle Dog Race

    Sunday 05 May 2019 , Nundle

    The Great Nundle Dog Race at Nundle Recreation Ground attracts more than 1,000 people and dogs for a day of novelty dog races, high jump, doggy derby, and best dressed dog. The day culminates with the Great Nundle Dog Race for working dogs …

    05 May