Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
A secluded bush camp well off main roads by the headwaters of the small Big River.
Dispersed level sites, well shaded and separated by Tea-tree and Peppermint Gum, backed by steep forested slopes. The flats may flood and the black silt can be sticky if wet.
Wrens, tree climbers and kookaburras are common.
Well away from the other Upper Big River camps, the Snowy Road flats are popular with 4-wheel drivers.
This is a free camping area.
First in, best dressed.
No toilets available at this campsite
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.
No bbqs are provided.
There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite
There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite
The gem in this state forest is the heritage classified Big River, however with many kilometers of forest roads, it is a great spot for car/4wd based exploring.
This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
From Mere Junction: North down the Eildon-Warburton Rd (gravel) 5.9k to a Y road junction. Right (east) 7.4k on the Big River Rd, right (south) 1.6 k (graveled, level, a little overgrown) to just over the WP7 bridge. Better access to sites on the right a further 50-100m further on.
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