Details on 47 campsites within 100km of Horse Swamp,

Horse Swamp Campground

Last Updated Jun 2014

Horse Swamp has toilets Horse Swamp has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at Horse Swamp There are picnic tables available at Horse Swamp Horse Swamp has picnic tables

Snow gums surround this remote camping spot high on the Barrington Tops National Park

Kangaroos and wombat are plentiful in this secluded campsite.

Although this is considered a basic bush camp, there are well maintained composting toilets and picnic tables to make your stay more comfortable.

The grassed campsites are spacious and shaded by large gum trees.

The nearby Pollblue Falls and Pollblue Creek offers swimming holes and small waterfalls although at this altitude it is often too chilly to do more than just paddle your feet.

There is also a lovely walking track from Pollblue Picnic area about 150m away.

Facilities and activities at Horse Swamp

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

$5 per adult, $3 per child / night


Self serve booth at campsite.

How to book:

No bookings can be made for this camp site


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

No water available at this campsite

Camp fires:

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 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 Horse Swamp

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 campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

Horse Swamp campground is in the state conservation area of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:

From Gloucester:

Take Thunderbolts Way; this road becomes Scone Road and Barrington Tops Forest Road.

5km past Polblue campground, turn right into Tubrabucca Road.

Travel 2 km to arrive at Horse Swamp campground

From Scone:

Take Grundy Road to Moonan Flat and take Moonan Brook Road

Turn left into Barrington Tops Forest Road

Travel 2km past the Dingo Gate on Barrington Tops Forest Road

Turn left onto Tubrabucca Road

Travel 2km to arrive at Horse Swamp campground. There are unsealed (all weather) roads however it is suitable for caravans in good weather.

From Scone (about 70km) via Scone-Nundle Road - Barrington Tops Road - Barrington Tops Fore Road - View directions in google maps

From Gloucester (about 74km) via Thunderbolts Way - Scone Road - Barrington Tops Fore Road - View directions in google maps

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