Last Updated Dec 2014
A large, open and shady campground on the banks of the Wimmera River, in Little Desert National Park.
A great spot if you want to be on the edge of the river. The campground is very large and level, however doesn't have a lot of grass cover (mainly dirt).
There are basic toilets, pit fires as well as many picnic tables scattered throughout the camping area. There is plenty of shade from the mature trees as well as some more open spots if you need to recharge with solar panels.
This is not a bad river for Silver Perch, Yellowbelly and cod as well as catfish. There are also quite a few carp in here. Yabbies and worms seem to produce good results.
The National Parks Website has a great brochure on the walks, wildlife and site seeing in Little Desert National Park here
Thanks to Peter for the following additions.
The Bend is attractive but popular.
Fees $10.20 honesty box (2003)
No booking - first in best dressed. Rated 4.3/5
From $37.80 (As of December 2014)
Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.
To view pricing and book online, visit http://www.parkstay.vic.gov.au/little-desert-national-park
Longdrop or composting
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.
This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
Wildflowers, diverse vegetation types and deep sandy soils.
This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
ON Horseshoe Bend Road in Little Dessert National Park. click here for a map of the park
Access from Dimboola [A8] town centre: South-west 500m on Wimmera St across the river, left (south) 1k on the Riverside Rd, right at the T junction (signposted) 5k on the Horseshoe Bend Rd (2.5k gravel), signposted short track (gravel) on the left about 0.5k after entering the Park.
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