Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter
A partially cleared hillside site surrounded by tea tree and scrub.
Well shaded by Yellow Gum and Stringybark but trees inhibit access and turning - designed for tent camping. All sites slope. Maintenance and use appears low. No river view.
Whip birds, black cockatoos, ducks and mosquitoes are common. Koalas sighted. Redfin and rainbow trout.
Local farmer Edwin Hiscock drowned in 1913 while crossing the stoney ford with a horse and spring cart.
There are 6 attractive river-side picnic spots off The Boulevard towards Hotspur in an unexpected picturesque lush wet sclerophyll forest (including ferns) but camping is no longer permitted since Park transferred from Forests to VicPark control.
The Boulevard remains a pleasant tourist drive and worth a look.
This is a free camping area.
First in best dressed
Longdrop or composting
Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.
It is not known if fires are allowed in this campground.
It is not known if barbeques are available.
This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
Situated by the forested Crawford River, east of Dartmoor, north-west of Heywood, north of Portland.
Access from Dartmoor: South-west 12.5k on the Princes [A1] Hwy, left (north) 3.5k on the East Greenwald Rd, right (east) 4.4k on Proudfoot Rd (gravel), right 500m through the very pleasant, riverside picnic ground just before the Crawford Rv bridge (short access track becomes narrow with large potholes - check if wet).
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