Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
Five zones (signed) dispersed over 4k of un-maintained but firm road. Most sites backed by farm paddocks.
Generally small, grassed (short), signed creek side clearings within State Forest, facing steep forested hills
Peppermint, Swamp Gum, Candlebark, Manna Gum, and Stringybark provide shade.
Sites (distances from Carters Rd junction):
#5 : 0.7k, 2 sites, secluded by bush
road deteriorates, large, shallow pot holes
#4 : 2.2k, 4 sites, WC, the most attractive site
#3 : 2.3k, 6 sites, WC, hillside-most sites slope
#2 : 4.0k, 4 sites, WC, narrow, extended along road
#1 : 4.7k, 3 sites, a small grassed clearing.
Creek is water supply for Mansfield - Chemical toilets preferred, alternatively locate ground toilets at least 100m away from creek
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.
No bbqs are provided.
There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.
There is no fishing at or near this campsite.
Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite
There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite
This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
from Mansfield [B320]: East 28.5k on the Mount Buller [C320] Rd through Merrijig and just through Sawmill Settlement, left (north) 5.4k on Carters Rd (gravel), left (west) 0.7k down Buttercup Rd to the first site, 4 more sites over the next 4k, all on the right (Buttercup Rd deteriorates).
The alternative access by turning left off the Mount Buller [C320] Rd at 15k, 9k up the Buttercup Rd to the first site, has 2 rough fords after which road is not maintained although base is firm.
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