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. Warringah permit holders exempted. Registered Manly ratepayers may acquire ‘free’ ticket from dedicated machine in carpark across road from playground/amenities block, please contact Manly Council for details on registration.

Manly Dam Mountain Bike Track Upgrade Works
WHERE: Mountain Bike Trail behind 28A Maroa Crs - Wandella Rd, and Walking Trail behind 42A Maroa Crs - Wandella Rd, Allambie Heights.
WHEN: 18 May –June 
WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU: Re-alignment of the top section of Mountain Bike Trail and repairs to degraded trail surfaces. This will help with drainage and improve public safety, shared use access and sustainability. Access may be diverted during construction. 
Please note from 26 May diversions are in place to direct mountain bikers from the Nyrang Rd Car Park - down Nyrang Rd, right into Wandella Road and continue onto the existing shared path connection to King St. (These works should take about a week)




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