Details on 127 campsites within 100km of Vennells,

Vennells Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Vennells has water available Vennells has picnic fireplaces Vennells has picnic tables You can go fishing at Vennells Pets allowed in Vennells

Two small dispersed river-side flats tucked in just below the Big River Rd. (which has little traffic this far down).

Well shaded and secluded by Peppermint and Mountain Ash with thick scrub undergrowth. Backed by steep forested slopes. Each site features water gauge equipment.

Rated 4.1/5

Check the short access tracks if wet.

Facilities and activities at Vennells

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free campground.


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


No toilets available at this campsite


Pets are allowed with conditions

Water Availability:

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

Camp fires:

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.


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


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite

Horse Riding:
Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

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Location information for Vennells

This campsite is in Big River State Forest (Upper)

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.

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This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

From Mere Junction: North down the Eildon-Warburton Rd (gravel) 5.9k to a Y road junction. Right (east) 16.5k on the Big River Rd (2.7k past Frenchmans Creek), on the left (north) just before Vennells Cr bridge and Reefton Logging Rd junction.

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