Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter
A large open woodland area adjacent to historic Maldon, at the base of Mt Tarrengower.
Dispersed camping in the open gully behind the day area. Some shade from scattered Manna (Ribbony) Gum, Yellow Gum, Broad-leaved Peppermint and Grey Box over grass and granite boulders.
Much of the area slopes and is a little scruffy. The formed access road up the gully can be rutted after rain runoff. Extensive plantings of trees and shrubs around the day area and on the surrounding ridges will improve the visual aspect.
There are 5 well shaded tables and fireplaces in the day area (not signposted as such) with level, fenced parking bays, separated by shrubs. Dogs on lead at all times.
Walking tracks to historic gold mining relics.
Visit historic Maldon, climb or drive to Mt Tarrengower (570m) lookout.
This is a free camping area.
First in, best dressed.
Pets are allowed with conditions
There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.
No fires are permitted at this camp ground.
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 site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
From Maldon [C283]: North 1.2k on the Bridgewater-Maldon Rd [C282], left (west) 1k on Franklin Street, well signposted on the left just as Franklin Street starts climbing Mt Tarrengower, camp area 300m behind the day area.
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