Polblue camping area (northern section)

Camper trailer Camping fee Caravan access Drinking water Gas/electric barbecue Information No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Non-vehicle camping Picnic area Picnic shelter Ranger Special campsite Toilets Vehicle-based camping Wood fireplace Cycling Hiking trails Lookout Scenic drives Walking trails

A late-afternoon or early-morning walk around the high-altitude swamp amid soaring snow gums is an experience that will remain with you long after you leave this spacious campground. It’s along Barrington Tops Forest Rd, 68 km west of Gloucester and 16 km west of the Dilgry Circle Rd turn-off. It can also be accessed from the west via Scone and Moonan Flat. It is a great base from which to explore the Barrington Plateau, being central to many of the features, trails and walks. There is a shelter with a fireplace, which is pleasant on the frequent cold nights encountered at this high altitude. There’s water in the creek, but it needs to be treated or boiled before it’s safe to use. Bring your own firewood and gas/fuel stove.

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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