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Four picnic areas provide a variety of settings, including grassy, lakeside or bushland. There are many tables to choose from and are perfect for family outings, birthday parties or any casual occassion. 

  • Section 1 - provides an open grassed area by the lakeside and features the War Memorial, children's playground, electric barbecues and swimming access.
  • Section 2 - provides a smaller more intimate setting, with wood fired barbecues, nestled in the bush directly adjacent to the water.  Note: no swimming access.
  • Section 3 - is the largest picnic area with a variety of bushland settings, featuring beach like access to the lake, wood fired barbecues and swimming access.
  • Section 4  - provides a mid-size picnic area with direct access to the park's circuit track. It opens out to the lake, with wood fired barbecues and swimming access.

To reserve your preferred table, simply fill out the booking form and email it to us. Please note that a picnic table booking is non-transferable and non-refundable.  When leaving picnic areas please place your rubbish in the garbage and recycling bins located in the carparks or take it home with you.

Firewood, when available, is provided for use in the wood fired barbecuesRangers make every effort to gather firewood but supply cannot be guaranteed. Please sue supplies sparingly. Visitors are asked to not bring charcoal heat beads into the park. 

Dogs are not permitted in the picnic areas, the internal road and carparks, or the water at any time.

 

Please call 9942 2460 or 9942 2545 for bookings or enquiries.

Manly Dam Section 1 Table Map

Picnic Area 1

Section 1 provides an open grassed area by the lakeside and features the War Memorial, children's playground, electric barbecues and swimming access...
Manly Dam Section 2 Table Map

Picnic Area 2

Section 2 provides a smaller more intimate setting, with wood fired barbecues, nestled in the bush directly adjacent to the water.  Note: no ...
Manly Dam Section 3 Table Map

Picnic Area 3

Section 3 is the largest picnic area with a variety of bushland settings, featuring beach like access to the lake, wood fired barbecues and ...
Mnaly Dam Section 4 Table Map

Picnic Area 4

Section 4  provides a mid-size picnic area with direct access to the park's circuit track. It opens out to the lake, with wood fired barbecues and...

Contact Information

Reserve Bookings
Phone: 
9942 2545 or 9942 2640

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Parking Information

Pay and Display Parking fees apply at Manly Dam. Northern Beaches permit holders exempted.
Last updated : Fri 6 Oct 2017