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The Valley Lake, Mount Gambier

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  • pretty lake and lots of green space for picnics or kids to run wild. Walking paths around, but the lake is more impressive from above than at the lake itself. 
    pretty lake and lots of green space for picnics or kids to run wild. Walking paths around, but the lake is more impressive from above than at the lake itself.  more »
  • So disappointed with this visit. Without any obvious notice the Council closed access for cars and said we could walk down, which we did (long way down, longer back up). The jobsworth security agent.....  more
    So disappointed with this visit. Without any obvious notice the Council closed access for cars and said we could walk down, which we did (long way down, longer back up). The jobsworth security agent.....  more »
  • This lake is very pretty to see but the walk around Valley Lake is one of the best walks in Mount Gambier. It is not a difficult walk but there are some uphill and downhill sections. The park of the.....  more
    This lake is very pretty to see but the walk around Valley Lake is one of the best walks in Mount Gambier. It is not a difficult walk but there are some uphill and downhill sections. The park of the.....  more »
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  • More of bush trail walk to see the valley lake… very nice walk uphill to see the lake. Even caught someone waterskiing…. Some parts of the trail might be not for faint hearted and wear shoes with good grip. Still worth the walk to see it especially when the weather is blue skies and nice breeze
  • Walked further around at the boat ramp, people were skiing in the lake at the time, my dog and daughter and husband enjoyed getting their feet wet
  • A cool picnic spot to spend time with your family and friends - very close to Blue lake. We visited in June long weekend (Queen's birthday) and it was just us - I guess it would be more crowded during the warmer months. There's plenty of car parking - this does sit within a gated facility and gates close at 6 PM. No fee to enter though.
  • Absolutely gorgeous, when I had a good view of the lake I was so amazed and couldn’t look away 😄 Unfortunately it wasn’t open when I visited but definitely want to go back some day.
  • My favourite spot in Mount Gambier. Beautiful scenery and lovely feel about 5 minutes drive from the town centre yet it feels a world away. There's nothing better on a fine day than to pile the dogs into the car and take them down to Valley Lake. They love exploring the grounds, saying hello to the cute ducks and having lots of sniffs. Can easily spend an hour roaming around without realising how much time has passed. The dogs have to be on leash at all times but that is totally understandable and they still have a tonne of fun. Always find the recreation area to be well kept, clean and tidy with good facilities (lots of bins, good toilets, barbecues etc.) and the playground area is very large and would be great fun for the kids. Overall a top spot to be especially on a weekday morning when there's scarcely anyone around and you can really enjoy nature at its finest :)

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