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Places to enjoy on your road trip - Churchman Brook

Another beautiful spot to enjoy after your trip back to Perth before heading back to the reality of life. Turn right into Waterwheel Road just before Armadale and follow the sign

Churchman Brook Dam is an earthfill embankment dam approximately 30 kilometres (20 mi) south east of PerthWestern Australia in the City of Armadale. The reservoir is a water source for Perth. Churchman Brook Dam has always held a special charm for visitors due to its many scenic picnic spots and facilities that make it a great family day out.  Enjoy the striking views and explore the natural bush.

Image Credit: By SeanMack (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Image Credit: By SeanMack (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

It has a capacity of 2,240,000 kilolitres (79,000,000 cu ft) for a catchment area of 16 square kilometres (6.2 sq mi).[1]

Construction of the dam commenced in 1923 and was completed in 1929; the resident engineer was Sir Russell John Dumas.[