Details on 123 campsites within 100km of Buttercup Creek,

Buttercup Creek Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Buttercup Creek has toilets Buttercup Creek has water available Buttercup Creek has picnic fireplaces Pets allowed in Buttercup Creek

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

Rated 3.8/5.

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

Facilities and activities at Buttercup Creek

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free camping.


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


Longdrop or composting


Pets are allowed with conditions

Water Availability:

Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

Camp fires:

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:

Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite

Horse Riding:
Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

More Information

Location information for Buttercup Creek


This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

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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