Forest Lakeside Ewen Maddock Dam

Sunshine Coast

Peaceful, flat and easy walk on smooth track through forest used by the occasional mountain biker and galloping dog. After about 5 minutes you reach the lake. Beautiful view

Bird Watching
Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
Horses Permitted
Cycling Permitted
Swamp or Wetland

Getting there

How do you get to the start of the walk?

Off Bruce Hwy take Steve Irwin Way, sign for Dam on right. Begin the walk on the western side of the car park  there is a bike track on the eastern side but walkers are advised that they take this track at their own risk.


Which maps cover the area?

Route/Trail notes

A detailed description of the walk!


No fees or permits required.

Other References

How can I find more info? Any guide books?

Managed by seqwater. Maps and facilities here:


GPS Tracks

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COOKIE on 1 Jan, 2022

Easy and short- not much to see

Gemma Stevens on 8 Aug, 2021

Great walk, note signage looks to have changed and it now says no dogs! :-(

Leese85 on 29 Apr, 2021

Nice short walk. Well signposted with good parking and facilities. Sometimes there is a coffee van there as well..

Graeme "Watto" on 26 May, 2020

Nice litte walks lots of snakes out.

Keegan on 12 Jan, 2019

Dam bit full after all that rain which also makes the walk so fresh !

J on 20 May, 2017

Nice easy walk to the side of Ewen Maddock Dam. There are lots of picnic tables and seats along the path. We found a different track to walk back on so made it a loop. Note there are no toilets here.

Ian and Sue on 12 May, 2017


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