By early 1900, development in the region was considerable, although it was restricted by variable and uncertain river flows. A dam was needed to regulate the river flow and in 1928, following the completion of Burrinjuck Dam on the Murrumbidgee River, work started on the original Wyangala Dam
This is an historic image of the Dam at Wyangala - one when it was full and water flowed over the spillway and down the Lachlan River. These days the dam is but a shadow of its old self - drought has taken its toll.
As this image taken earlier this year shows, the dam capacity is down dramatically and is currently around 7% of its capacity.
The Park surface extended the boat ramps to assist the boating fraternity:
But after a few furtheer extensions those ramps became like roadways, so they gave up:
We now have a more permanent base and will tell you more about that in futureposts and and our explorations of the region.