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Lake Hamilton - Hamilton. Victoria

Lake Hamilton is located in the Western District town of Hamilton south west of the Grampians ranges.

Covering some 25 hectares, this popular lake was constructed in 1977 by damming the Grange Burn Creek.
Permitted activities include fishing, sailing, rowing, windsurfing, canoeing and swimming.

A walking-cycling track surrounds the lake and, at the end of Rippons Rd (which runs off Ballarat Rd), there is a beach, playground and picnic-barbecue area.
A boat launching ramp is provided.

Contains Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Golden Perch, Estuary Perch, T
ench and Redfin.
Stocked Fish: The lake is stocked annually with brown trout and rainbow trout.
Stocked with golden perch in 1983-88. Poor returns to anglers although fish grew to weights in excess of 5kg.
In 1999 the lake also received a trial stocking of estuary perch fingerlings.

Camping / Accommodation
There are tourist parks, motel / motel style accomodation in Hamilton. See Accommodation page for details.

Related Links
Glenelg River Basin Map DPI Vic - PDF format

Lake Hamilton Map

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