Hiscocks Campground

Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter

Hiscocks has toilets Hiscocks has water available There are picnic tables available at Hiscocks Hiscocks has picnic tables You can go fishing at Hiscocks You are able to canoe in Hiscocks


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.

Rated 3.7/5

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.

Facilities and activities at Hiscocks

Number of sites:

4

Camping Fees:

Free

Bookings:

This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in best dressed

Toilets:

Longdrop or composting

Pets:

Not allowed

Water Availability:

Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

Camp fires:

It is not known if fires are allowed in this campground.

Barbeques:

It is not known if barbeques are available.

Swimming:

This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.

Fishing:

There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Yes.

Horse Riding:

No

Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

More Information

http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/e...

Location information for Hiscocks

Access

This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

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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