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An excellent picnic spot if the wasps aren't about

St George's Lake is a man-made waterway, constructed by rerouting and damming Creswick Creek in the... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
Great place for a family picnic 😊

We had a picnic here over the long weekend. There were quite a few people there but not overly so... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
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St George's Lake Road, Creswick, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried walk around the lake. Poorly signposted track, confusing inn places. The path begins well, but there is no warning that it becomes rough, sloping, slippery when wet and difficult to traverse by anyone with any slight mobility issues.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed April 4, 2018

St George's Lake is a man-made waterway, constructed by rerouting and damming Creswick Creek in the 19th century. It was used as a permanent water source for gold sluicing. An ugly little dam for many years, it served as a dumping ground for rubbish, cars...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a picnic here over the long weekend. There were quite a few people there but not overly so. We took our 2 dogs who stayed on lead but there were others off lead. No issues though and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there....More

Thank Scuffyme
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Whether you are looking for a picnic spot, a walk or a drive, St George's Lake is an attractive spot. You can walk around it, you can drive around it or like me you can just do a spot of birdwatching. The only negative is...More

Thank WendyMac_22
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

A little out of the main drag but we came across this big lake as we were trying out some of the dirt tracks nearby. Quite secluded. Quite tidy. There's a Bush trail you can walk around the lake.

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We didn't find much to do, but a lovely place for a walk and play. I saw people kayaking too. Plenty parking.

Thank Marcela S
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful clean well kept park area just outside Creswick..there are some well maintained bbqs and benches surrounding the lake and lots of children playing in the water whilst we walked around the lake loop..

Thank geraldine919
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Beautiful lake in Creswick, great for swimming, a beach bit which is easier for the kids getting in.

Thank jacinta A
Reviewed November 13, 2017

St Georges Lake is steeped in the gold mining history of the town. Originally created to provide water for the sluicing operations of gold miners in the 1800's, the lake and reserve now provides a great place to walk, explore and swim. Good access for...More

Thank HappyBuddha247
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

St George’s Lake, just outside of Creswick is a popular Summer swimming hole and an equally popular all year round walking opportunity. Although popular as a place to visit there are rarely more than ten others, if that except for on a really hot day...More

1  Thank lyndennN
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