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Lake Placid recreation area
Lake Placid recreation area
well kept picnic area
well kept picnic area
just 15 kms from Cairns CBD
just 15 kms from Cairns CBD

Lake Placid

Updated: 11-Jul-2013

Lake Placid:
Located at the base of the Barron Gorge just 20 mins drive north/west of the Cairns CBD Lake Placid is a large natural lake formed by the Barron River.

Lake Placid is a popular spot for local family picnics on the weekends as well as kayaking enthusiasts. 

Access to the lake is free and there are BBQ facilities available.

Lake Placid is the final destination for the Barron River Rafting which run daily starting at the hydro electric power station.

Exercise caution.  Estuarine crocodiles are found in the lower Barron River, including Lake Placid. 

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