Lake McIntyre is a sanctuary for the prolific bird life, has native trees, lovely shaded setting, observation hides, Interpretive Centre, boardwalk and bridge, viewing platforms, walking trail, free access and picnic areas. You don't have to be an experienced bushwalker to enjoy the walking trail, which takes approximately 20 minutes to skirts the lake. Seats have been provided in several locations and the trail provides access to two bird hides. The lake attracts numerous native and migratory birds, with over 50 species of water birds and waders recorded you are guaranteed to see many of them. The area is ideal for a picnic lunch with free gas barbecues, seats and tables, Interpretive Centre, flush toilets, wheelchair access, ample parking spaces and turning space for buses and caravans. The boardwalk and bridge provides the link from the barbecue area to the walking trail around the lake.