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Bullocks Hill campground

Selwyn area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Bullocks Hill campground is a great summer base for horse riding, mountain biking, fishing and bushwalking in northern Kosciuszko National Park, between Kiandra and Yarrangobilly Caves.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle , Camping with horses
Facilities Barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water
Opening times

Closed from June long weekend to October long weekend.

Bookings Bookings are not available at Bullocks Hill campground.
Please note
  • Sites are unmarked and unpowered.
  • Bullocks Hill campground is closed in winter, from the June long weekend to the October long weekend.
  • This campground is popular during school holidays. Sites are on a first in, first served basis.
  • This is a remote campground, so make sure you arrive well-prepared.

Nestled among sub-alpine plains and frost hollows, just off Snowy Mountains Highway, Bullocks Hill campground is a great base to explore northern Kosciuszko National Park.

The campground’s a popular place for camping with horses, with a horse yard onsite. Saddle up and explore the trails and high country huts including Millers Hut to the north, and Witzes Hut further along Bullocks Hill trail. The cool climate makes it ideal for bushwalking and mountain biking in summer.

Watch for kangaroos and wallabies bounding across the open plains, as the unmistakable ‘squeaky gate’ sounds of gang-gang cockatoos echo above. You might see pipit birds foraging on the ground and darting out of the grassy woodlands.

Why not take a scenic drive to discover historic Kiandra or the huts and gorges along Long Plain and Blue Waterholes? Yarrangobilly Caves is a short drive up the highway. Or, spend your days fishing for trout in the Murrumbidgee and Eucumbene Rivers, or Tantangara Dam.

Autumn brings cold nights, perfect for a campfire. While there’s no access in winter, it’s worth visiting in spring, when the plains bloom with purple hovea, orange shaggy peas, and yellow billy buttons.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

Think Before You TREK

Are you planning a bushwalk, going somewhere remote or where the weather is extreme? Stay safe by planning your trip for all conditions and telling someone about it.

Bushwalkers in Wollemi National Park. Photo: Daniel Tran/DPIE

Things to do:

Snowy Mountains Highway

Snowy Mountains Highway is a scenic driving route between Tumut and Adaminaby, taking in caves, campgrounds, ski fields, trails for hiking, biking and horse riding in northern Kosciuszko National Park.

Snowy Mountains Highway, Koscisuzko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

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Park info

  • in the Selwyn area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • The Selwyn area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kings Cross Road and the Khancoban-Cabramurra Road are closed in winter (June to October long weekends). Some campgrounds in the Selwyn area close in winter.

  • Park entry fees apply in winter on Link Road

    June to October long weekends: $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day (24hrs).

    See vehicle entry fees for other areas in Kosciuszko National Park.

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View of sub-alpine plain and mist-filled valley near Bullocks Hill trail, northern Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer/OEH