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Mount Werong campground

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

Explore local mountain bike trails and discover historic heritage from Mount Werong campground, in Blue Mountains National Park.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, drinking water, toilets
Please note
  • There are no marked sites. This campground is suitable for groups.
  • Bookings are not required at this campground, so turn up early as this is a popular place in summer.
  • This is a remote campground, so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.
  • Tank water is available at this campground – you’ll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • At approximately 1200m, the weather can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • The stone hut is for temporary stays only.
Price Free.
Bookings

No bookings are taken for this campground.

The Colong region is one of the most diverse in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. Discover a rugged landscape rich in tall forests, wildlife, rock types and European heritage. Mount Werong campground is a great base to explore by 4WD, on foot or mountain bike, and a popular destination for history buffs and families alike. 

The nearby Ruby Creek Mine harks back to early pioneering life, and you can explore these old mine remnants along the 2.5km Ruby Creek walking track. Discover the mining history of nearby Yerranderie Private Town along the 4WD Oberon Colong historic stock route.

The Colong area is the traditional lands of the Gundungurra and Wiradjuri people, and is rich with evidence of occupation including Aboriginal rock art sites and grinding grooves. At night, settle in around the campfire and enjoy an evening beneath a blanket of stars. You might hear the call of the powerful owl echoing through the darkness. Remember to bring your mountain bike to explore the nearby trails.

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

  • Oberon
  • 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
  • (02) 6336 1972
  • 38 Ross Street, Oberon 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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Mount Werong campground, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: J Bros