This track allows walkers to get close to Lake Bindegolly as it skirts the edge of the waterway then retreats to scrub-covered sand hills.
An observation point is located at the edge of the lake for watching some of the 60 species of waterbirds that visit the park, including pelicans, swans and the rare freckled duck.... more
The park was established in 1991 to protect the Acacia ammophila that grows along the sand dunes fringing the eastern side of the lakes. This is one of only two known populations of this gnarled tree that is threatened with extinction.
Mulga-studded gibber plains rise to a ridge on the western side of the lake known locally as Mount Bindegolly.... less
Sections of the walking track may be covered by water when the lake is full. Please stay on the tracks.
Hats and sunscreen are essential in summer, warm clothing should be taken in winter.
It is extremely important to carry adequate water supplies at all times of the year. Fuel, food and accommodation are available at nearby Thargomindah.
Visit in the cooler months (April to October) and see wildflowers in spring.
The Lake Bindegolly Circuit features glistening lakes, abundance of waterbirds, samphire plants and gnarled wattles. The circuit is approximately 9.2 kilometres in length, has an easy classification and will take between two and three hours to complete. Sections of the walking track may be covered by water when the lake is full. Please stay on the tracks. Hats and sunscreen are essential in summer, warm clothing should be taken in winter. It is extremely important to carry adequate water supplies.
How To Get There
Lake Bindegolly is half an hour or 40 kilometres east of Thargomindah on the Bulloo Developmental Road.
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