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Lake Canobolas

At the base of Mount Canobolas lies the Lake Canobolas Reserve, which is a major attraction for visitors and residents alike.

Single-click to see a map of he Lake Canobolas walking trails
PATHS: Single-click to see a map of the walking trails at Lake Canobolas.

The lake is ideal for swimming and canoeing. It has playgrounds, BBQ facilities, a cafe, picnic areas, walking tracks and an historic pump house.

The lake is regularly stocked with trout species making it a fisherman's delight.

Dogs are  permitted within the Lake Canobolas Reserve environment but must be on a lead, and under control at all times.



Lake Snapshot

Orange City Council has produced this brochure which outlines the key features of the Lake. You can download the Lake Canobolas Brochure here.

Lake on Facebook

Facebook Icon ThumbYou can stay in touch with day to day events at Lake Canobolas by liking the Lake Canobolas Facebook page.




The Lakehouse

Lakehouse Kiosk Open .. Single click to see larger imageThe Lakehouse at Lake Canobolas offers great coffee, drinks, good food and local produce.

Opening Hours:  The kiosk is open Wed-Sun 7.30 am to 4pm.

Phone : 02 + 6365 3814

Email : The Lakehouse

You can stay in touch with events at The Lakehouse by liking The Lakehouse Facebook page.

Future of Lake Canobolas

After liaison with the community, user groups and expert consultants, Orange City Council has produced a Master Plan to guide the future development of Lake Canobolas.

You can download the Lake Canobolas Master Plan here. (4.6 MB)

Sports on the Lake

The Lake is regularly the venue for sporting events such as the Central West Dragon Boat Regatta.

There are two dragonboating clubs in Orange which train regularly at the Lake.

You can click on these links to find out more and to contact the Colour City DragonBoat Club. and the Pinnacle Paddlers.

The Lake is also the venue for triathalon races run by the Orange Triathalon and Cycle Club.