Last Updated Oct 2017 | Originally suggested by A and K
A very small secluded basic bush camping ground in magnificent forest, right on the shores of Toonumbar Dam.
As of the 21st September 2017 the Kyogle Fishing Club has taken over operations at the Bells Bay Campgrounds at Toonumbar Dam
Bells Bay Campgrounds will open from 6 AM Fridays to 7 PM Sundays School holidays and public holidays
This popular spot is for people who enjoy outdoor camping life with basic amenities (compost toilets), but has access to all the features at Toonumbar Dam. It is a dog friendly camping area. Concrete boat ramp and small jetty. Campsites are not numbered.
Some uneven and rocky ground at this campsite. Covered picnic tables are scattered throughout the campground. Small rainwater tanks at some tables, with non-potable water.
Bushwalking tracks from the campground are not signposted, but worth finding.
Adults $10 per night
Children 5-17 $5 per night
Children under 5 free
We have no information available on how to book this site.
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Longdrop or composting
Pets are allowed with conditions
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 campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
33 kilometres from Kyogle to the Dam through beautiful farming country. On the northern edge of town, the road to Nimbin turns east, and the road to the dam goes west (turn into Anzac Drive at BP Garage off Summerland Way). There is 22 kilometres of sealed road, then 7 km of dirt, impassable after heavy rain. The unsealed road into Bells Bay, 2.5 kilometres past the dam wall, is narrow and steep inplaces, so drive slowly to the conditions. Steep section of road may not be suitable for large vans in wet conditions.
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