Sappers camping area
Sappers camping area is 25 km west of Toodyay on Sappers Rd, off Plunket Rd. Bring drinking water and come in a 4WD. Note: this camping area may be closed in winter.
Who to contact: DEC Perth Hills (08) 9290 6100 Camping fees: fees payable at the park entrance stations on Quarry Rd and Plunket Rd
This campsite is located in Avon Valley National Park
From summer to winter, from north to south, and from high outcrops to deep river valleys, the forests of Avon Valley National Park are constantly changing. The Avon River flows in winter and spring, when the river churns over spectacular rapids. During summer and autumn, the river diminishes to a series of pools in a bed of granite boulders and tea-tree thickets. The park also offers the chance to see a wide variety of birds and other wildlife. A total fire ban applies from Nov to Apr, and the park is closed on days of Catastrophic Fire Danger. No camping is allowed here during the annual Avon Descent White Water race, which is usually held on the first weekend of Aug. Note: although firewood is supplied, it is provided for cooking use only, on a per-vehicle basis.
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