Lake Eucumbene in the beautful Snowy Mountains is located around 40 kilometres from Cooma at its closest point. It sits at an elevation of 1200 metres above sea level making it a pristine alpine lake.
The closest town to Lake Eucumbene is Adaminaby. The dam construction was finished in 1958 creating the largest of the Snowy Scheme lakes. It holds around nine times the volume of water that Sydney Harbour does. This lake is one of the best fisheries in the Australian Highlands holding rainbow trout, brown trout and atlantic salmon, the lake is regularly re-stocked with trout by NSW Fisheries which makes it a mecca for trout fishermen, everyone should have no problem catching a trout in Eucumbene.
In the summer months there is a wide spectrum of sporting, freshwater fishing and Tourist Activities that are available all year round in the Snowy Mountains region of the Mount Kosciusko National Park. Sailing, canoeing, waterskiing, whitewater rafting, horse riding, bushwalking and high mountain hiking are just a few of the activities on offer.