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"The Watagans - Boarding House Dam" Lake Macquarie Off The Beaten Path Tip by iandsmith

Lake Macquarie Off The Beaten Path: 8 reviews and 36 photos

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Of all the places to picnic in the Watagans this is certainly one of the most popular.
If you're looking for a large dam, you'll be sadly disappointed. It's just a small concrete affair that was probably erected for a boarding house, hence the name.
However, it's the location amid tall timbers with a small stream dissecting the valley that makes it a delight. There are toilets, barbecues and sheltered bench seats to make your stay pleasant. Then, when you've finished your meal you can take a stroll along the 640 metre made trail that takes you past the mossy wall for which the location is famous.

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  • Written Aug 10, 2010
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