Bordertown Recreation Lake

Campground

4.2 from 93 users

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Golf Course Rd, via Woolshed St Bordertown, South Australia

(08) 8752 1044

tatiara.sa.gov.au/council-services/parks-and-gardens/bordertown-recreation-lake

Description

The Bordertown Recreation Lake was created after the development of a by-pass near the centre of the town in 1988. Part of the development was the erection of a bridge over the railway line running along the northern edge of town. To create this overpass, a massive amount of soil was dug out nearby and at the end of the project it was decided to turn this ugly hole into a lake. Walking trails have since been developed around the lake and through various funding sources, a jetty and three public artworks - the Crooked Tank, the Horse Fence and the Sluice Gates - have been created. Fishing is a popular pastime, with the lake regularly stocked with yabbies, redfin, perch and other breeds of fish. Canoeing is another suitable leisure activity - swimming is not permitted. It's a great picnic spot, with a shelter and electric BBQ. Camping is available for self sufficient travelers in motorhomes, caravans and camper trailers, for a donation (donation box on site). You can camp on the bitumen area or on the grassed area on the northern side. There's a flushing toilet nearby and a dump point for travellers with built in toilets or cassette portaloos. Potable water is also available. Located at Gateway Lions Park. You may stay up to 72 hours. No tents.

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Location

Lat: -36.306325 Lng: 140.775671

User Reviews

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User 3123168

Great little spot for a overnight stopover..

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HKR6123

Nice spot near a lake. Short walk to town. Plenty of room. Reasonably quiet.

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Destination Anywhere

What a great area, heaps of space for little to big rigs and just a donation...BUT it's going to be spoilt by DIRTY individual's that can't go to the toilet that's provided!! It's all good hubby buried it for you

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