Manly Dam


Kayak at Manly Dam

Manly Warringah War Memorial Park - known as Manly Dam, has a wonderful diversity of flora and fauna. It’s great for picnics by the water and is renowned for mountain biking and water skiing.

Manly Dam’s network of bush tracks are great for exploring.

Remembrance Day and Anzac Day ceremonies are held at the Cenotaph, in Section One. 

Pay and Display Parking fees apply at Manly Dam, Northern Beaches permit holders exempted. 

Please note: Dogs are not permitted in the picnic areas, the internal road, carparks, or the water at any time. 

Fox Baits will be laid in Manly Dam Reserve from 6 - 27 August 2017. Pet dogs are prohibited from entering all parts of Manly Dam Reserve, including tracks and trails from 6 August until 27 September 2017. We appreciate your cooperation

In this section you can find

Manly Dam

Access and Maps

There are several entry points but vehicle access is via King Street.
Picnic at Manly Dam

Picnic Areas

We have four picnic areas where you can book a table.
Mountain Biking

Manly Dam Mountain Biking

Manly Dam Mountain Bike track is one of Sydney's best.
Kayak at Manly Dam

Water Sports

The freshwater lake is great for swimming, water skiing and more.
Kids on a bushwalk


The bush surrounding Manly Dam is a special place that includes remnants of Aboriginal camps