Located an easy 45 minute drive from Canberra, Yass Valley has its own unique charm and country friendliness. The main street of Yass is brimming with architectural treasures reminiscent of early settlement days. Burrinjuck Dam was built in the early 1900's, as a water storage system for the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. The dam is a popular attraction and offers cruises, watersports, fishing, camping, and bushwalking.