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Picturesque Lake & Dam Day Trips

Discover picturesque lakes and dams on one of these easy day trips from Brisbane, combined with a picnic, spot of fishing, bush walk or water sport. Here are 5 scenic destinations definitely worth the drive:

Located in Moreton Bay Region, this popular day trip destination boasts a number of designated picnic areas including beautiful Bullocky Rest. There's an easy 4.5km walking trail that weaves along the water's edge from Bullocky Rest to Forgan Cove, or drop your fishing line in
Scenic Rims' expansive Lake Moogerah is an ideal day trip from Brisbane, just over an hour's drive from the CBD. Visitors can enjoy a barbecue lunch or picnic, go boating, fishing, walk across the dam wall or take on the challenging 6km return hike to Mt Edwards' summit
This pretty lake in the Scenic Rim is a popular spot with picnic shelters right on the water’s edge; where outdoor enthusiasts can go canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, boating and fishing. An unexpected highlight and well worth a look is the Sculpture Park overlooking the
Located in the Noosa hinterland, this lake is worth visiting if you have a little time up your sleeve. This scenic locale has much to offer: picturesque picnic spots, a fishing platform, 3 watercraft launch points located around the lake, and Botanic Gardens right next door
On the Gold Coast, Hinze Dam is a great destination for day trippers with its stunning hinterland setting, onsite cafe boasting beautiful lake views, dam wall walk, picnic spots, secluded fishing coves, mountain bike trails and

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