Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter
A small, level, graveled, fenced parking area on the nose of a ridge just above Misery Creek (intermittent).
The picnic area (5 tables, 2 BBQs) slopes. Thin shade provided by Messmate, Broad-leaved and Narrow-leaved Peppermint, Manna Gum and rare Yarra Gum with a thin understory of Silver wattle.
A pleasant, quiet site surrounded by forrested rolling hills.
Spring wildflowers including grevillea and 31 varieties of orchids.
Kookaburras, currawong, rosella, wrens, kangaroos, wallaby and frogs are common with koala present.
Remains of gold mining, including shafts, water races and sluiced areas.
This is a free camping area.
First in, best dressed.
Longdrop or composting
Pets are allowed with conditions
No water available at this campsite
No fires are permitted at this camp ground.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.
There is no fishing 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.
Access from Ballarat: South 29k on the Ballarat-Colac Rd [C146] past Enfield, right (west) 3.4k on Misery Creek Rd (gravel), signed on the right just before the bridge.
Alternatively 4k east on the Berringa-Misery Creek Rd (gravel) off the Newtown-Berringa Rd.
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