Lake Pamamaroo, Menindee NSW

Lake Pamamaroo is a large inland lake and part of the Menindee Lakes Water Storage system. The lakes are a natural series of shallow ephemeral lakes fed by the Darling River that have been developed into water storage. There are four main lakes, Wetherall, Pamamaroo, Menindee and Cawndilla. The Main Weir is located on the Darling River and the water that is damned by the weir forms Lake Wetherall.

When the lakes are full they hold three times the water in Sydney Harbour and today the water is used to supply Broken Hill, irrigation and stock use and to supplement the Murray River system.

Camping at Lake Pamamaroo is all along the shoreline. Camping is free. There are numerous camping spots to choose from. You will need to be self-sufficient. There are toilets available at Burke & Wills Campgound and further around at the Main Weir Campground.

As you are lakeside it is the perfect spot for kayaking and swimming. The lake is very shallow so it would be great for children.

Dogs are allowed and you may use generators. There is a boat ramp down near the Regulator and fires are also allowed.

Sunsets at Lake Pamamaroo are usually a special time of the day.


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