Last Updated Aug 2014
High altitude, 4WD only campsite set in the stunning Barrington Tops National Park
Near the Litle Murray Swamp, this (usually) quiet camp site offers bird/wildlife watchers a chance to see some interesting birds and native animals, including red-necked wallabies, kangaroos, richards pipets, flame robins, wombats.
There are some great walks in the area which give you a chance to explore the sub-alpine marshes.
Spectacular views can be had from Careys Peak lookout nearby.
Please note that there is a request from National Parks to help protect area from a water based mould...
...from the National Parks Website...
"A water-based mould (Phytophthora cinnamomi) is prevalent in this area. The mould attacks the roots of plants causing them to rot, causing a dieback of trees and plants. Efforts are in place to contain the area of contamination south of Little Murray. You can assist the long-term containment of the mould by cleaning your shoes and mountain bike tyres before and after entering this region."
$5 per adult per night (children $3)
Self serve booth at campsite.
You can not make bookings at Little Murray camp ground
Longdrop or composting
No water available at this campsite
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
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
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.
4wd only access.
On Barrington Trail, approximately 5km off the Barrington Tops Forest Road
NOTE: Barrington trail is open to vehicles from October 1 – May 31
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