Last Updated Jan 2014
Just off the Pacific Highway near Coopernook, NSW, this large grassed camping area is suitable for caravans (and is quite popular with them).
It is however a very attractive campsite with plenty of room to find a spot away from the crowds. It's not a bad place to overnight and exploring the Coopernook state forest where patches of rain forest and spectacular views (especially from Vincent's Lookout)
NSW State Forests don't charge for camping
This is a free camping area.
No bookings need to be made, just rock up and pick your spot
Longdrop or composting
Pets are allowed with conditions
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.
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
Some areas of rainforest, large stand eucalypt trees and a lovely drive up to Mount Vincent.
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Just off the Pacific Highway on the Forest Road, about 25km north from Taree. View directions from Taree in google maps
About 33km South of Kew. View directions in google maps
Thanks to "Travelling Fool" for the following direction info.
If coming from Taree, the route that will cause less damage to your vehicle/s is to take the Forest Rd turnoff just after the Coopernook town turnoff. Head north for about 1km along the Old Pacific Hwy, cross back over the Pacific Hwy on Forest Rd itself, head straight into the forest where the road turns gravel, and the follow the signs to the campground. If coming from the north, take the Forest Rd exit and cross over the Pacific Hwy.
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