Lake Benanee - NSW

  Camp Free

Position

DEG: -34.520279 142.877502
DMS: 34º 31' 13" S 142º 52' 39.01" E
UTM: 54 H 6178554mN 672330mE
Altitude: 61.31m

Description

Address & Contact

20
Euston New South Wales 2737
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Information

Lake Benanee is a large freshwater lake 13km east of Euston and is one of 3 lakes you'll come across on the road to Balranald. When full, the lake covers an area of around 750 hectares. Lake Benanee has a beach area and public toilets and is easily seen and accessed from the Sturt Highway. The rest area consists of a large gravel parking area with a couple of shelters, toilets and bins. A very pleasant spot beside the lake including a range of wildlife that varies throughout the seasons. There is also evidence of Aboriginal burials here dating back 40,000 years.

The riparian area fringing the lakes and creeks in the Euston Lakes system are dominated by River red gum and Black box. The endangered Swamp she-oak (Casuarina obesa) and the vulnerable A spear-grass (Austrostipa metatoris) as listed under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (TSC Act) and have been recorded to occur in the fringing vegetation of Lake Benanee.

You can camp here with a request for donation to the honesty box.

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Closest Weather Station

Balranald at 01/09:00am EDT
Distance from Lake Benanee 63.93km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
27.4°C26.3°C30%8.3°ChPa0.0mmE4km/hr
2knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Balranald (Rsl)
Distance from Lake Benanee 63.93km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.032.529.224.019.416.115.717.620.924.528.130.9
Mean Min. °C16.416.313.69.66.84.33.54.77.19.812.614.7
Mean Rain mm22.425.422.523.231.329.826.529.629.230.928.025.6

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