Lake Forbes Enjoy the a range of outdoor experience on Lake Forbes

Lake Forbes is a body of water that branches of the Lachlan River and meanders through Forbes. The Lake is a valued asset to the community with a 10km of walking and bike lanes. At one end there of the Lake you are able to enjoy water sports with motorised boats.  Canoes and dragon boats are a popular way to enjoy the bird life, and you can greet the locals while walking or bike riding around the Lake.

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The activities available on Lake Forbes include:

Free picnic areas and BBQ

Water park

Children playgrounds

Over 10km of walking and bike track

Water skiing and wake boarding

Exercise equipment

Canoeing and dragon boat racing

Wiradjuri Dreaming Centre

Protected Wetlands and bird sanctury


Self guided or Lake Forbes tours are available. Visit the Forbes Information Centre in Union Street  for more information, visit the website or call 02 6852 4155 for more information.


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Access to the Lake is available from various points around the Lake, head out Bedgerabong Road for motorised water sports, or head to the south part of the Lake for via Camp Street for playgrounds and free BBQ parks.

Facilities and Features

Free BBQ
Walk and Bike track
Aquatic reserve for motorised water sports

Pricing and Conditions



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