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
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:



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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