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Sturt National Park Camp Sites

Located 335 km north of Broken Hill along the partly paved Silver City highway and 400 km west of Bourke (unpaved). Check the conditions after rain as roads may be closed

Dead Horse Gully campground

This large campground is set among the granite boulders surrounding Tibooburra. A signposted walking track starts at the the campsite and passes through granite outcrops, giving you a chance to see euros, red kangaroos and reptiles. After rain, you may also see Sturt's desert peas. Wood fires are not allowed here.

Getting there: The campground is just off the Silver City Highway.

Facilities: picnic tables, gas/electric barbecues, non-flush toilets

Water supply: This campground only has untreated water.

Contact: Tibooburra, Phone: (08) 8091 3308

Olive Downs campground

This campground is set amongst mulga trees on top of the 'Jump-Up' Range. A walking track starts at the campground and leads you through the Jump-Up landscape. You may see various species of kangaroos, lots of birds and reptiles, and some relics from the park's pastoral history. Wood fires are prohibited.

Getting there: The campground is on the Jump Up Loop Road, off Silver City Highway.

Facilities: picnic tables, gas/electric barbecues, non-flush toilets

Water supply: This campground only has untreated water.

Bookings: No bookings are required - camping is on a first come, first served basis

Contact: Tibooburra, Phone: (08) 8091 3308

Fort Grey campground

Wheelchair access: medium

This campground is located in the western part of the park among the sand dunes and near the shores of the ephemeral Lake Pinaroo, a Ramsar site. A walking track with information signs starts at the campground and leads into the lake bed. You may see red and western grey kangaroos, and lots of birds and reptiles. You'll also learn something about the Aboriginal and European history of the area. A visit to Fort Grey and Cameron Corner, at the junction of the Queensland, South Australia and NSW borders, involves at least a 280-km round trip (if backtracking) - a full day's drive. Driving via the Middle Road (4WD only) means the trip will be approximately 330 km. There are informative signs at Cameron Corner, where you can see the dingo fence, the longest fence in the world. Wood fires are not allowed here.

Getting there: The campground is on the road to Cameron Corner.

Facilities: picnic tables, gas/electric barbecues, non-flush toilets

Water supply: This campground only has untreated bore water.

Bookings: No bookings are required - camping is on a first come, first served basis

Contact: Tibooburra, Phone: (08) 8091 3308

Mount Wood campground

This campground is set in view of the historic Mount Wood Homestead Complex in the rolling gibber downs on the eastern side of the park. Here you may see red kangaroos, euros and eastern grey kangaroos, plus lots of birds and reptiles. There is small signposted walk around the historic complex.

Getting there: The campground is on the Gorge Loop Road, just off the Tibooburra to Wanaaring road.

Facilities: picnic tables, gas/electric barbecues, non-flush toilets

Water supply: This campground only has untreated water.

Bookings: No bookings are required - camping is on a first come, first served basis

Contact: Tibooburra, Phone: (08) 8091 3308

More Information

DECC Information Centre
Level 14, 59-61 Goulburn Street,
Sydney NSW
Ph: 1300 361 967
Fax: (02) 9995 5999
Email: info@environment.nsw.gov.au