Junction Pools camping area (northern section)

4WD Camper trailer Camping fee Dry weather access Information No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Non-vehicle camping Ranger Special campsite Toilets Vehicle-based camping Wood fireplace Cycling Fishing Hiking trails Scenic drives Swimming Walking trails

You’ll be spoilt for choice at this campground, off Barrington Trail, 12 km south of Barrington Tops Forest Rd. Dip a toe or a fishing line into the Barrington River, strike out on one of several nearby walking tracks, or use it as a base for a spot of scenic drive touring. There are car-based sites here as well as some walk-in sites down the hill close to the river. A pleasant walk goes from here around Edwards Swamp and on to Careys Peak’s expansive views. There is also the Aeroplane Hill Track, which goes to Black Swamp walk-in camping area. Mountain-biking on the fire trails can be fun, with access back to the Scone–Gloucester Rd, or on up to Mt Barrington. Bring firewood, gas/fuel stove and drinking water. Note: 4WD access only, closed to vehicles June–Sept.

Information

Who to contact: NPWS Scone (02) 6540 2300 for Gummi Falls camping area (northern section), Horse Swamp camping area (northern section), Polblue camping area (northern section); or NPWS Gloucester (02) 6538 5300 for Black Swamp camping area (walk-in camping) (northern section), Devils Hole camping area (northern section), Gloucester River camping area (eastern section), Junction Pools camping area (northern section), Little Murray camping area (northern section), Wombat Creek Campground (walk-in camping) (northern section)


This campsite is located in Barrington Tops National Park

With its moss-cloaked, Tolkien-esque woodlands, subtropical rainforests, dramatic gorges, and wild thundering rivers, this World Heritage–listed wonderland ranges from near sea level to almost 1600 m. It’s the ultimate destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with an endless choice of walking and cycling tracks, fishing and swimming holes, scenic drives and camping sites.


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