Dead Horse Gully camping area

Camper trailer Camping fee Caravan access Day use fee Disabled Dry weather access Fire prohibited Gas/electric barbecue Information No dogs/pets Picnic area Picnic shelter Ranger Toilets Vehicle-based camping Lookout Walking trails

Dead Horse Gully camping ground, set among enormous granite boulders, is about 2 km north of Tibooburra via the Silver City Hwy. The campground is close enough to pop into town for a dinner at one of the friendly outback pubs. Emus are a common sight in and around the camp. Wood fires are not permitted but there are gas/electric barbecues. There’s a short signposted walking track taking you through the unusual landscape – undertake the walk at sunrise or sunset and not only will the boulders seem to smoulder and glow, but you’ll also have a chance of seeing reptiles and roos. Bring your own water.

Information

Who to contact: NPWS Tibooburra (08) 8091 3308


This campsite is located in Sturt National Park

Sturt National Park is one of Australia’s driest, most remote national parks. It’s a sea of sand, seemingly endless gibber plains, red rock and mulga bushes. Lake Pinaroo, near Fort Grey in the park’s east, was placed on the Ramsar list in 1996 – when it fills it is a significant refuge for large numbers of waterbirds and waders.


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