Last Updated Jan 2015 by Bazzao
Open and grassy campground on the banks of Blowering Dam
This is a great little spot to base for water skiing, kayaking, fishing etc. There is a good quality boat ramp, toilets and plenty of space for tents, vans or camper trailers.
Whilst swimming is permitted, only when the dam is full, the shaded campsite is somewhat near the water's edge. But the dam is rarely full.
You have a choice:
1) Camp, unshaded, near the waters edge, and have a long walk to the toilet, or
2) Camp in shade and have a long walk to the water.
The Pines is a free campground
This is a free camping area.
No bookings required, can get a bit busy in peak times.
Longdrop or composting
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.
You are able to swim in the lake nearby.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
This is a spectacular national park well known for Australia's highest mountain (Mount Koscuszko)
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Just off the Snowy Mountains Highway, about 21km south of Tumut. The campground is signed off the highway and a short amount of gravel is covered to access.
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