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Two Dams picnic area

Beni State Conservation Area

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Overview

Refuel and go birdwatching at Two Dams picnic area in Beni State Conservation Area. A great picnic area near Dubbo in central west NSW, it’s also a good starting point for bushwalking or cycling.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Beni State Conservation Area
Opening times

Two Dams picnic area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

What to
bring
Sunscreen, hat, drinking water
Please note
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching.

Two Dams picnic area is a great place to pause amidst the bushland beauty of Beni State Conservation Area. As the name suggests, this picnic area is positioned near two small dams. Its location, just 10km from Dubbo CBD, makes it easy for stopping in before work, during a lunch break or while travelling.

Watching and sitting by the water is a great way to relax and unwind. Pack a thermos or some lunch and take a seat at the picnic table, or simply bring a water bottle to rehydrate after bushwalking or cycling.

At Two Dams picnic area, you can also enjoy birdwatching to your heart’s content. As well as ducks and waterfowl, you’ll find a colourful range of woodland birds you’d never have the chance to see in the city. Look out also for animals nearby – wallabies often stop in for a drink at the dams.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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