Details on 70 campsites within 100km of Gloucester River,

Gloucester River Campground

Last Updated Jul 2014

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Camp alongside the Gloucester river in this spacious campground. This is one of the more popular campsites in this park due to large grassy areas and easy access for caravans/camper trailers.

Even though it can be busy, there is still plenty of wildlife to spot, including lyrebirds, brush turkeys and rednecked pademelons.

At dawn and dusk, sit quietly by the river and you may even spot a platypus. Listen out for the Lyrebirds, they are known to be excellent mimics. You might think you are hearing other campers when in fact it is the lyrebirds!!

This is a very accessible campground with room for caravans and wheel chair access to toilets.

Walking Tracks

Sharpes Creek Walking Track

Approximately 4.5km loop walk through rainforest, open woodland with plenty of creek crossings.

Gloucester River Walking Track

An easy 2.5km walk through paper bark and blue gums alongside the Gloucester River. As you wade across the Gloucester river, keep your eye out for long necked turtles poking their heads up nearby.

Facilities and activities at Gloucester River

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

$10 per adult (Children 5$) per night


Self serve booth at campsite.

How to book:

No bookings available for this park


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

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

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


Electric/gas barbeques are available.


This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.


There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

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Location information for Gloucester River

This campsite is in Barrington Tops National Park

The rainforests of Barrington Tops National Park are of international significance; forming part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Carved out of ancient volcanic flows, the park rises from near sea level to over 1500m and protects one of the largest temperate rainforests in mainland Australia, along with a host of diverse habitats and wide range of birds and animals.

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This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Off Gloucester Tops Road about 35km from Gloucester.

Follow the Buckets way and turn right onto Gloucester Tops Road (about 7-8km from Gloucester).

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