Reflections has commenced a drive to create more land-based activities and staff training opportunities at its group of nine inland parks throughout country NSW to offset the effects of the NSW Drought and lower dam levels.
The group’s nine inland parks were all based on recreational dams which have suffered with lower dam levels in the wake of the drought affecting communities across rural NSW.
For many communities, these dams provide the experience of a local beach and are important places for rest and recreation that their coastal cousins enjoy in abundance,” Reflections holiday Parks CEO Steve Edmonds said.
“Our charter is to preserve these important Crown land parks for generations to come; it is vital that we challenge ourselves to find innovative solutions to create a range of visitor experiences for local families and visitors to these regions to enjoy.
“Water may be low but fun, land-based adventures are many and in the case of some our parks like Copeton Waters near Inverell, dam activities and fishing are thriving.”
A range of adventure-tourism style activities are being considered and taking advantage of the inland parks’ natural landscapes and include:
- mountain bike trails
- new hiking trails with placemaking and educational information
- Geocaching hunts
- stargazing evenings with music and tales by the campfire
The inland parks throughout country NSW are staffed by warm-hearted people, including local farmers, who love rural country life.
Reflections Inland Holiday Parks include:
- Copeton Waters (Copeton NSW)
- Lake Keepit (Keepit NSW)
- Lake Glenbawn (Glenbawn NSW)
- Cudgegong River (Yarrabin NSW)
- Lake Burrendong (Mumbil NSW)
- Mookerawa Waters (Stuart Town NSW)
- Grabine Lakeside (Bigga NSW)
- Wyangala Waters (Wyangala Dam NSW)
- Burrinjuck Waters (Burrinjuck NSW)