Last Updated Nov 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
An extended grassy flat along the Lock River, surrounded by forested hills, adjacent to a little used forestry road.
All sites are level, most are shaded by poplars, apples and tall Mountain Ash in an open, park-like setting, surrounded by wattles and blackberry.
The small Loch Creek is a great little trout fishing creek. It is a fairly narrow and shallow and feeds the Latrobe River. Mainly brown trout can be caught off fly, but apparently there is rainbow trout in here as well.
Gravelled internal access roads but some grassed areas may be boggy if wet (fenced off 2004). A very pleasant site, popular with groups. 2 tables 1 BBQ
Kookaburras, wrens, magpies, black rosellas and mopoke owls are common.
This is a free camping area.
First in, best dressed.
Longdrop or composting
Pets are allowed with conditions
Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.
There are no built fireplaces in this camp ground, however it may be permisable to have a camp fire under certain conditions. Please check local fire restrictions and rules before lighting fires.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
From Noojee north 8.5k up the Lock Valley Rd (6k sealed) (starts as Bennet Street, ends as Lock Valley Extension Rd), on the left 300m past the Toorongo Rd junction.
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