Last Updated Jan 2015 | Originally suggested by Peter
A reasonably pleasant camp located on the forested northern slopes of the Great Dividing Range.
An old house and historic arboretum site by a large dam. The fenced day area (6 BBQs, benches and shelter) features a range of exotics , wallaby mown lawns and overlooks a large dam.
The smaller camping area slopes and is adjacent to the horse yards (flies) but is well shaded by Mountain Ash, Messmate and Peppermint. Surrounded by extensive forest on rolling hills.
Popular at weekends.
This is a free camping area.
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.
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.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
You are able to swim in the lake nearby.
It is not known if there are any fishing spots near this campsite.
There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
from the Bacchus Marsh-Gisborne Rd [C704] (21.5k north of Backus Marsh, 11.3k south of Gisborne), north-west 1.7k on Carrols Lane/Rd, continue on north-west 10.5k on Firth Rd (gravel), short access road on right.
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