Last Updated Feb 2016 by VK2FMIA
New Country Swamp campground is a basic site within walking distance of rugged Mummel Gulf Gorge, offering picnic facilities, wood barbecues, scenic views, and birdwatching.
Surrounded by towering eucalyptus trees, native scrub, and the seasonal swamp, it’s just a 30 minute walk to a scenic lookout on the edge of Mummel Gulf Gorge. The journey here is part of the attraction, if you’re 4WD touring, approach via Panhandle fire trail for breathtaking views across Tia Valley.
An afternoon by New Country Swamp is perfect for birdwatching, with fan-tailed cuckoos, pardalotes, and yellow robins hanging around in spring and summer.
This campground is suitable for groups. Water is not available at this campground so you'll need to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking. This is a remote campground, please make sure you arrive well prepared.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become slippery when it rains
This is a free camping area.
No booking required
Longdrop or composting
No water available at this campsite
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
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 campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
New Country Swamp campground is on the eastern side of Mummel Gulf National Park. To get there:
From Oxley Highway, take Enfield Road and drive for 12km, turning right into Mummel Forest Road.
From Nowendoc, take Brackendale Road and then turn right into Mummel Forest Road. New Country Swamp is approximately 25km from Brackendale Road.
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