Last Updated Nov 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
A secluded camping area in a large reserve of dry sclerophyll open forest over short grass on a level, gravelly plateau above the Wannan River.
Camping area is distant from the day area, next to a small cricket ground but open to the through access road.
A circuit road with 6 large parking bays and BBQs surrounds a large shelter with fire places and an oven.
Thin shade from stumpy Manna Gum with a scattered understory of wattles. Can be dry and brown in late summer.
Rosellas, cockatoos, wrens, tree-climbers and honeyeaters are common.
Intended as an overnight stay only, camping is restricted to the area near the barbecues and bush camping is not permitted.
Bring your own firewood as it is not allowed to be collected from the reserve.
Wannan Falls is a free campground
This is a free camping area.
No bookings required, 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.
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.
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.
Near the Wannon River off the Glenelg Hwy [B160] just east of Wannon (18k west of Hamilton). Signposted to south
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