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 affected water quality, turbidity and the colour of water at Lake Bellfield.
Camping is permitted in regional Victoria under step three of the road map to COVID Normal, subject to gathering restrictions and social bubbles. This means you can camp with the people you live with, your intimate partner, or the household you have formed a bubble with (your household can book campsites with up to five members of your bubble household).
Communal facilities such as toilets and boat ramps remain open for visitors from regional Victoria. Physical distancing and outdoor gathering requirements apply at all times – including at the boat ramp and on your boat.
Please note, masks are always required to be worn while outdoors at campsites, unless eating, drinking, smoking (if permitted), or if you have a lawful exemption from wearing one.
Step 1 to reopening applies to residents of metropolitan Melbourne. Under step one, you must not travel more than five kilometres from where you live except for permitted reasons such as work or education if these cannot be done at home.
For more information about coronavirus and social distancing, visit: dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
- 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
- Dogs are not permitted
The boating authority for Lake Bellfield is GWMWater.
- Feels like 16.9°C
- Relative Humidity 92 %
- Rainfall 1.6mm
- Wind NW at 20 km/h