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Chifley Dam - 20 km south of Bathurst. NSW

Construction Date: 1956
River System: Campbells River
Capacity: 30 800 Mega litres
Maximum Depth: 25 meters

Fish Present
Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Murray Cod, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Redfin, Catfish.

Stocked Fish
Murray Cod, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Rainbow Trout.

Chifley Dam is open to all forms of boating.
There is a speed limit of 8 knots around the dam wall, and upstream of McQueens Island.
Boat ramp provided near dam wall.

Camping is permitted, however little facilities are provided.
Camp Ground Map
Hotel / Motel available in Bathurst. See Accommodation page for details.

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