Lake Samsonvale - Visit Brisbane


Lake Samsonvale

Forgan Road, Joyner, Queensland 4500


Lake Samsonvale is a picturesque destination located in the Moreton Bay suburb of Petrie. As one of the well-known wonders of Petrie, Lake Samsonvale has a walking trail from Bullocky Rest to Forgan Cove. This inviting trail weaves along the water’s edge which is perfect if you fancy yourself as someone who enjoys the wonders of nature. You will also be pleased to know that Lake Samsonvale is a great fishing hotspot for spangled, golden and silver perch, Australian bass and more. Both shore and boat fishing at Lake Samsonvale is strictly by permit only. Fishing permits are obtainable from the Samsonvale Water Sports Association or the Pine Rivers Fish Management Association.

Lake Samsonvale is also a picnic hot spot, known for never feeling crowded. Visitors are provided with some of the best picnic locations and barbecues that make for a perfect day out. Other activities that you can participate in at Lake Samsonvale include; canoeing, rowing, sailing and kayaking. Visitors have public access to paddle craft that is available on Lake Samsonvale however only in the designated zone 2 (locate zone 2 via the Seqwater Lake Samsonvale Recreation Guide).

Access the wonders of Lake Samsonvale via Forgan Road.


  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet


Experiences you can enjoy:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Experience is free
Activities you can engage in:
  • Birdwatching
  • Walks


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Forgan Road, Joyner, 4500, Queensland, Australia

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