Bummaroo Ford campground
Abercrombie River National Park
The easily accessible Bummaroo Ford campground is set on the Abercrombie River, near Oberon. This family-friendly camping spot has swimming, hiking and canoeing.
|Number of campsites
|Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
|6790 Abercrombie Road, Paling Yards, NSW, 2795 - in Abercrombie River National Park
|What to bring
|Drinking water, cooking water
|There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.
|Bookings for up to 9 sites and 40 people can be made online. School groups and commercial tour operators can submit a group booking enquiry form.
Get away from city life at the riverside Bummaroo Ford campground. This family-friendly camping spot is the only place in Abercrombie River National Park where you can bring your caravan or trailer.
Take a hike along the Abercrombie River, but take your swimmers with you – when the weather’s warm and the water levels are high, you’ll definitely want to take a dip. It’s also a great place for paddling if you’ve got a canoe or kayak.
During the spring, the beautiful golden wattles and red and yellow callistemons (bottlebrushes) along the river come into flower, bringing feeding birds with them. It’s certainly a time of new life around here – it’s also the season you’ll hear frogs singing by the water. All year round, you’re likely to see kangaroos and wallabies near the campsite. Sit quietly by the waterholes at dusk and you might also see a platypus.
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- Oberon office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6336 6200
- 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW 2787
- in Abercrombie River National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions