Things to see and do
CAMPING IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
The Blue Mountains is packed with a range of camping options, from free bush camps to Caravan Parks with excellent facilities and sites for tents or vans. CAMPING & CARAVANNING IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
Some to try:
- Lower Mountains - Euroka Clearing at Glenbrook
An entrance and camping fee applies. Bookings are via the National Parks and Wildlife Richmond office. Toilets provided (no other facilities) This campground is also a popular picnic area where you may see the occasional eastern grey kangaroo and is easily accessible with a 2WD car.
- FREE Mid Mountains - Murphy's Glen at Woodford and Ingar at Wentworth Falls
Camping here is free, however, access is via unsealed roads/fire-trail and a 4WD may be required after rain. Toilets provided (no other facilities)
- FREE Upper Mountains - Perry's Lookdown at Blackheath
Camping here is free, however there are only 5 sites and 1 night stay only applies. Toilets provided (no other facilities)
- View National Parks website
- Katoomba Falls Tourist Park
This park is in the heart of Katoomba has easy walking access to the famous Three Sisters and Scenic World.
- Blackheath Glen Tourist Park
This park is opposite the beautiful Memorial Park and Blackheath swimming pool and just 10 minutes drive west of Katoomba. Both Caravan parks have a good range of accommodation options including cabins, powered, unpowered, en-suite and grassy camping sites. Facilities include toilets, showers, laundry and covered BBQs. Both parks are close to popular bushwalks and lookouts.
- View Tourist Parks website
BLUE MOUNTAINS CITY COUNCIL CAMPING GROUND
- FREE The Old Ford Reserve in Megalong Valley
This free camp ground is a bush campsite located in the picturesque Megalong Valley. Access is via sealed road and is easily accessible with a 2WD car. Toilets provided (no other facilities)
Visitor Information Centres Tip
It's always a good idea to pack a gas or liquid fuel stove for camping trips in the Blue Mountains National Parks as campfires and/or collecting firewood may not be permitted.