Chinaman Creek Dam

Just a short drive out of town is Chinaman Creek Dam, a popular recreation spot. The landscape surrounding the dam is quite distinctive with its red craggy rock formations and red termite hills poking up from the surrounding low hills.�Swim, canoe, fish or simply take in the tranquility.� Keen birdwatchers won't be disappointed; the dam attracts a huge variety of birdlife including cormorants, darters, ducks, pelicans, rainbow bee-eaters, corellas, white necked herons, pee wees, jacanas, hawks, straw necked ibises and the glossy ibis.��There are a number of free barbecue and picnic facilities for you to make use of while there.

Location: Chinaman Creek Dam Rd, Cloncurry