First Crossing camping area

Camper trailer Caravan access Disabled Dogs allowed Free Picnic area Picnic shelter Toilets Vehicle-based camping Wood fireplace Fishing Swimming

This is one of several beautiful camping spots on the Turon River, a stone’s throw from the famous gold mining town of Sofala, 45 km north of Bathurst (where you’ll need to stock up on fuel). A picturesque spot beneath she-oaks, First Crossing is 5.9 km east of Sofala, at the first causeway crossing of the Turon River along Upper Turon Rd. There are toilets, wood BBQs and picnic tables here; bring your own drinking water and firewood. Note: that you will need a licence to fish here.

Contact information

Who to contact: Bathurst Visitor Information Centre (02) 6332 1444, 1800 681 000

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