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Burralow Creek campground and picnic area

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

Get back to nature and pitch your tent at secluded Burralow Creek campground and picnic area in Blue Mountains National Park, a short drive from Sydney. You’ll find walking and picnicking opportunities just moments from your tent.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • Take extra care when crossing the creek to Bulcamatta Falls walking track
  • Sites are unmarked
  • This campground is in a remote location, so it’s a good idea to pick up your supplies before you arrive.
Price Free.
Bookings Bookings are not available for this campground. It can be a popular place, especially over long weekends, so make sure you arrive early to get the best spots. For more information, please contact the Hawkesbury Area office at Richmond on (02) 4588 2400.

Burralow Creek campground and picnic area is nestled beside Burralow Creek, in the Hawkesbury precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. Set up camp on the grass, surrounded by native scribbly gums and a natural sandstone amphitheatre, all within a stone's throw from the wild Grose River valley.

This peaceful spot is a popular choice for families and groups of friends with 4WDs looking for a remote bush escape close to Sydney – and there’s plenty of space for the kids to roam free.

From your tent, take an easy bushwalk past a convict-dug pit, along the creek and through a small rainforest gully to Bulcamatta Falls. The nearby Burralow peat swamps provide habitat for the nationally endangered giant dragonfly in summer, and keen birdwatchers should keep an eye out for the rare glossy black cockatoo.

Cook up a barbecue feast for dinner and see if you can spot the nightlife, including swamp wallabies, sugar gliders, brushtail and ringtail possums, and several species of owl. Then settle in and watch the night sky fill with stars.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

Conservation program:

Bush Trackers

Bush Trackers was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in and around the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. This program highlights the natural and cultural splendour of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.

Charles Darwin walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton

Operated by

  • Richmond
  • 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
  • (02) 4588 2400
  • (02) 4588 5335
  • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW

Park info

  • in Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
  • Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area.

    Buy an annual pass.
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    • Blue Mountains (Glenbrook)
      (02) 4720 6200 (Infoline)
      Contact hours: Entry station is open weekends, public holidays and school holidays only.
    • Blue Mountains National Park, Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4739 6665
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    • Richmond
      (02) 4588 2400
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4588 5335
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    • Oberon
      (02) 6336 1972
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
    More
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The road to Burralow Creek Campground, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/OEH