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Six Mile Creek campground

South East Forests National Park

Overview

The charming Six Mile Creek campground in South East Forest National Park on the south coast offers opportunities for bushwalking, swimming, scenic drives and barbecues.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 4
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • Tank water is available at this campground but it is not recommended for drinking so you'll need to bring your own supply.
Price Free.
Bookings

Bookings are not available for this campground.

Six Mile Creek campground is on the smaller side, featuring four campsites nestled amongst wet eucalypt forest. You can camp out in your tent or bring a camper trailer, there’s room for both at this free campground.

Follow the 300m Six Mile Creek walk – it leads you to a viewing platform overlooking cascading waters on their way to Tantawangalo Creek. Take a barbecue pack if you'd like to stop for lunch.

If you’re camping out on the first Sunday of the month, why not pop over to the riverside Candelo Market? You’ll find something fascinating or flavourful among the many stalls.

When you’re on the road to or from Six Mile Creek campground, take in the history of the area – the original Tantawangalo Mountain Road leading to this site was forged around 1860.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Conservation program:

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Operated by

  • Bombala
  • 9am-12.30pm Monday to Friday
  • (02) 6458 5900
  • (02) 6458 4076
  • 153 Maybe Street, Bombala NSW

Park info

  • in South East Forests National Park in the South Coast and Snowy Mountains regions
  • South East Forests National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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      (02) 6458 5900
      Contact hours: 9am-12.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 153 Maybe Street, Bombala NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6458 4076
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Road to Myrtle Mountain lookout, South East Forest National Park. Photo: John Yurasek