Boarding House Dam picnic area
Watagans National Park
A popular picnic spot with daytrippers in summer, Boarding House Dam picnic area offers all the amenities, as well as local history, paddling, and hiking opportunities.
- Picnic areas
- Watagans National Park
- What to
- Drinking water
- Please note
- The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
- There is limited mobile reception in this park
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch
Boarding House Dam picnic area is a must-see starting point for any trip into Watagans National Park.
The boarding house originally accommodated the longest-serving and largest logging camp in the area.
Today, an outstanding rainforest canopy awaits anyone looking for an easy walk, taking in lush ferns and moss-covered boulders and walls along the Circuit walking track. The area is especially popular with families, since the picturesque creek and dam nearby are ideal for a paddle. Whether you choose to unwind in the shade of this luscious rainforest area, or cook up a feast on one of the picnic area’s barbecues, this is a great place to while away the hours.
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