Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter
Western Beach is the main campground in Lake Albacutya Regional Park.
Located above the Lake shoreline in open Black Box woodland with no understory, backed by cypress pine, buloke, mallee and heathland. Thousands of trees have been planted to save eroding dunes.
This camp ground has the advantage of sealed access and a considerable depth of vegetation but can be popular and potentially crowded. Sites are well grassed. 10+ fireplaces and tables scattered over a considerable area. Pit toilets, tank water, showers.Boat ramp.
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.
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
Lake Albacutya fills about once every 20 years, is currently dry and salt bush is flourishing.
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Access from Hopetoun [B200]: South-west 39k on the Hopetown-Rainbow Rd [C277], right (north) then west 6k on the Albacutya Rd, right [north-west] 3k on the Western Beach Rd.
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