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Bullocks Hill campground

Selwyn area in Kosciuszko National Park

Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Bullocks Hill campground.

Getting there and parking

Bullocks Hill campground is in the Selwyn area of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

From Cooma:

  • Follow the Snowy Mountains Highway for around 100km
  • Turn right onto Bullocks Hill trail and continue for around 6km until you reach the campground.

From Tumut:

  • Follow the Snowy Mountains Highway for around 78km
  • Turn left onto Bullocks Hill trail and continue for around 6km until you reach the campground.

Road access and conditions

Road closures:

  • Please check the weather and road conditions before you set out, as this campground may not be accessible after snow or rain.
  • Bullocks Hill trail, Long Plain Road and Tantangara Road (beyond the dam wall) are closed in winter.

Snow chains:

  • The Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) recommends snow chains are carried by all vehicles driving in the park in winter, including 4WD and AWD, in the event of extreme weather. Visit the Live Traffic website for current conditions.
    • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • Dry weather only

    Parking

    Parking is available at Bullocks Hill campground.

    Facilities

    • There are no rubbish bins at this campground, so please take all rubbish away with you.
    • A loading ramp, hitching rails and yard is available for horses. Bring electrical tape and an energiser if you would like to divide the yard into smaller areas.
    • The nearest fuel and supplies are located in Adaminaby, Cooma, Talbingo, or Tumut. Limited services in Cabramurra.

    Toilets

    • Non-flush toilets

    Barbecue facilities

    • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

    Carpark

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Alpine safety

    Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

    Camping safety

    Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

    Fire safety

    During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - hard

    This campground has a natural dirt surface which may be difficult to navigate with a wheelchair.

    Hard access is via steps or a steep slope, or you'll have to move across a rough surface with obstacles such as potholes, tree roots, and rocks. Assistance will be necessary.

    Permitted

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    You'll need to bring your own supply of firewood.

    Cycling

    Fishing

    You can fish in rivers and streams between the October and June long weekends. A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required to fish in all waters. Fishing in dams and lakes is permitted year-round, but some waterways may close temporarily or have restrictions. Refer to the NSW Recreational Freshwater Fishing Guide for information.

    Gathering firewood

    Generators

    Horses

    Please don't tie your horses to trees in the national park.

    Prohibited

    Hunting, chainsaws and fossicking are not permitted in Kosciuszko National Park.

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Bullocks Hill campground

    Park info

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