Atkinson Dam Day Use Area

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Atkinson Dam is a popular recreation spot in South East Queensland, for locals and tourists alike.

Download the Lake Atkinson Recreation Guide for detailed information about activities, as well as a map and important safety information.

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Dogs on leash area at Atkinson Dam

Dogs on leash area at Atkinson Dam

Dogs on leashes are permitted only in the Day Use Area. They must remain on a leash at all times. The areas surrounding our lakes are home to an abundance of native wildlife. You can protect them by controlling your dog and not letting them disturb the wildlife that lives in the area.

To protect our drinking water, please do not allow your dog to enter the lake, foreshore area or boat ramp. Bring

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BBQs and picnics at Atkinson Dam

BBQs and picnics at Atkinson Dam

BBQ and picnic facilities are available at Lake Atkinson Day Use Area.

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Boat ramp
  • Shelters
  • Playground
  • Public toilets
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Fishing at Atkinson Dam

Fishing at Atkinson Dam

You can fish from your boat or paddle craft or along the shore of the designated recreation area. Much of the land surrounding the lake is private property. Accessing private land to fish is not permitted.

Remember the lake is home to an abundance of wildlife. It’s very important to ensure that all rubbish, especially fishing line and hooks, are disposed of properly to avoid serious harm to

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Electric boating at Atkinson Dam

Electric boating at Atkinson Dam

There is a boat ramp at Atkinson Dam Day Use Area.

Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp. 

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. 

All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Swimming at Lake Dyer

Swimming at Lake Dyer

The designated swimming area is marked with buoys on the water.

Important closure notice

Lake Dyer is currently closed to all water-based activities due to low water levels and water quality issues. We will open the lake as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Swimming at Lake Atkinson

Swimming at Lake Atkinson

The designated swimming area is marked with buoys on the water.

Important closure notice

Lake Atkinson is currently closed to all water-based activities due to low water levels and water quality issues. We will open the lake as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Rowing at Atkinson Dam

Rowing at Atkinson Dam

Boating is a very popular activity at Lake Atkinson for fishermen, nature lovers and those who enjoy the thrill of water skiing or jet skiing. Motorised and non-motorised watercraft are permitted on the lake.

The boat ramp is located at the Day Use Area.

For your safety and to protect the riparian areas around the lake, boats and vessels are only to be operated from designated launch points.

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Kayaking at Atkinson Dam

Kayaking at Atkinson Dam

Boating is a very popular activity at Lake Atkinson for fishermen, nature lovers and those who enjoy the thrill of water skiing or jet skiing. Motorised and non-motorised watercraft are permitted on the lake.

The boat ramp is located at the Day Use Area.

For your safety and to protect the riparian areas around the lake, boats and vessels are only to be operated from designated launch points.

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Stand up paddling at Atkinson

Water skiing from Lake Atkinson Day Use Area

Jetskiing from Lake Atkinson Day Use Area

Fuel powered boating at Atkinson Dam

Fuel powered boating at Atkinson Dam

Fuel powered boating is permitted on Lake Atkinson.

To access the lake, there is a boat ramp located at the Day Use Area. Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp.

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Sailing at Atkinson Dam

Sailing at Atkinson Dam

Boating is a very popular activity at Lake Atkinson for fishermen, nature lovers and those who enjoy the thrill of water skiing or jet skiing. Motorised and non-motorised watercraft are permitted on the lake.

The boat ramp is located at the Day Use Area.

For your safety and to protect the riparian areas around the lake, boats and vessels are only to be operated from designated launch points.

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Tubing from Lake Atkinson Day Use Area

Wakeboarding from Lake Atkinson Day Use Area