Lake St Clair

Lake St Clair is nestled among the undulating hills at the foot of Mount Royal Range, approximately 30 minutes north of Singleton.

Carrowbrook Road Singleton NSW

The lake provides a premium outdoor leisure facility. Swimming, sailing, water skiing, camping and fishing are only a few of the popular activities enjoyed on the lake. For the keen fishermen, Lake St Clair has been stocked with Bass, Golden and Sliver Perch and Catfish. The restocking of fish into the lake by the New South Wales State Fisheries and local fishing clubs is ongoing. The foreshores of Lake St Clair provide attractive areas for picnicing and barbecues, and the road following the eastern shoreline on Carrowbrook Road is a particularly scenic drive. Powered sites and unlimited bush camping, electric and wood fired barbecues, hot showers, toilets, boat ramp, kiosk open weekends (conditions apply), entry and camping fees apply. Bookings are essential for powered camp sites.


What to do
Lake St Clair provides an attractive setting for water based activities, day tripping and camping. It is located a pleasant 30-minute drive north of Singleton, activities include:
  • Camping   
  • Boating   
  • Fishing   
  • Skiing   
  • Swimming   
  • Sailing
  • Picnicking.

The local park caters for fishing clubs, scouts, large groups and day trippers. The dam is stocked regularly with Bass, Golden and Silver Perch. Fishing licences can be obtained from the caretaker.

Council has adopted a Master Plan for Lake St Clair to improve the facilities over the short and long term. The plan was on exhibition during July and August 2014 and was adopted by Council in December 2014.
Getting there
From Singleton travel north over the New England Highway Bridge. At the traffic lights approx 0.5km past the bridge turn right into Bridgman Road. Travel along Bridgman Road which flows onto Carrowbrook Road for 35km.

A turn off to the left at 27km will lead to the dam wall at Glennies Creek, or continue for another 8km and you will reach the entry gates into Lake St Clair.
Lake facilities
  • 11 powered camp sites;
  • 38 hectares of camping space;
  • Concrete boat ramp (accessable all water levels);
  • Electric and wood fires barbecues;
  • Toilets and shower blocks; and 
  • Camp kitchen.

Dogs are welcome providing they remain on a lead at all times.

Visitor and camping fees apply. See Singleton Council's Fees and Charges Schedule