Continue to the clay banks where there is a photo and signage showing how the lake looked as a mine. The path from here has uneven steps until you come to the new wall near the Chinese Garden, past Rotary Park with toilet’s and BBQ’s and back to Sandy Beach with toilets, BBQ’s and adventure playground for the children. This is the only lake that you can fish for the endangered Trout Cod and take one home with you. It is stocked annually with Golden Perch and twice yearly with Rainbow Trout, Redfin can also be caught. Swimming and non powered boating is allowed
Grade 1: No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.
Grade 2: No bushwalking experience required. The track is hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km.
Grade 3: Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Grade 4: Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
Grade 5: Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Walks may be more than 20km.
This takes you around Lake Sambell leaving from Sandy Beach you will pass the Bird Hide which is on the far side of the lake with signage and photos of the birds and plants in and around Lake Sambell.