Construction Date: 1956
River System: Campbells River
Capacity: 30 800 Mega litres
Maximum Depth: 25 meters
Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Murray Cod, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Redfin, Catfish.
Murray Cod, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Rainbow Trout.
Ben Chifley Dam is open to all forms of boating.
A boating permit is required, these can be obtained from the on-site ranger.
There is a speed limit of 8 knots around the dam wall, and upstream of McQueens Island.
Boat ramp provided near dam wall.
Camping is permitted, however little facilities are provided.
Hotel / Motel available in Bathurst.