Washpools camping area

4WD Camper trailer Camping fee Caravan access Disabled Fire prohibited Gas/electric barbecue Information No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Picnic area Picnic shelter Ranger Special campsite Toilets Vehicle-based camping Hiking trails Swimming

This secluded camping area is spacious, well shaded and good for families. You’ll need to cross Middlebrook Creek to get here – there’s a concrete causeway to make things easier, but flooding may occur after heavy rain, so keep an eye on the weather. Drive 13 km north from Scone on the New England Hwy and turn on to Cressfield Rd, then on to Middlebrook Rd. The campsite is 4 km north. While there are no official walking tracks, a wander along the banks of Middlebrook Creek when the water is low is worthwhile, with some interesting, eroded rock formations along the way. Bring your own drinking water.

Information

Who to contact: NPWS Scone (02) 6540 2300; or NPWS Nelson Bay (02) 4984 8200 Camping fees: fees payable using self-registration


This campsite is located in Towarri National Park

Towarri National Park, 25 km north-west of Scone, straddles the southern slopes of the Liverpool Range. It’s a fascinating, rugged world of sandstone outcrops and dramatic mountain scenery peppered with abundant wildlife. Its relative newness makes it an attractive option for those looking for a more authentic natural experience.


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