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Lake Bellfield

Water levels

Recreational activities permitted
Features & Facilities
Current
62%
Last year
74%
Overview

Lake Bellfield is located in the eastern Grampians near Halls Gap and has an inlet from Fyans Creek. Lake Bellfield supplies water to Halls Gap and Pomonal. It's also the main source of supply for the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline system, supported by Taylors Lake. The lake is used for recreational activities such as boating, fishing and picnicking. Please note that boats with an internal combustion engine are not permitted at Lake Bellfield.

Natural disasters in past years, such as the Mt Lubra fires in 2006 and the floods of January 2011 have badly affected the water quality of Lake Bellfield. We have recorded record levels of turbidity and water colour in recent times.

Campground closures

Under the Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions apply across regional Victoria, all GWMWater campgrounds will be closed from 11.59pm, Wednesday 5 August 2020.

Boat ramps remain open and day visitors from regional Victoria are still permitted. Please ensure your use of these areas complies with the latest State Government coronavirus (COVID-19) public health measures. Physical distancing and outdoor gathering requirements apply at all times – including at the boat ramp and on your boat.

Stage 4 restrictions apply to residents of metropolitan Melbourne. Under Stage 4 restrictions, You must not travel more than five kilometres from where you live.

The campsite closures include:

  • Lake Lonsdale
  • Moora Moora Reservoir
  • Taylors Lake

Please note that all camp grounds at or adjacent to GWMWater Reservoirs are also closed.

For more information about coronavirus and social distancing, visit: dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

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Helpful Information

  • Toilets are located at the viewing area
  • A private caravan park is located adjacent to the dam wall
  • Powerboats are not permitted
  • Duck shooting is not permitted

The boating authority for Lake Bellfield is GWMWater.

Weather Forecast

Current Temperature
9.2°
  • Feels like 9.0°C
  • Relative Humidity 99 %
  • Rainfall 5.2mm
  • Wind N at 0 km/h
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