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Camp Blackman

Warrumbungle National Park

Overview

Camp Blackman is a popular base from which to explore Warrumbungle National Park. Well equipped with barbecues, picnic tables, hot showers and resident kangaroos.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 102
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where 4263 John Renshaw Parkway, Warrumbungle, NSW, 2828 - in Warrumbungle National Park
Facilities Amenities block, picnic tables, barbecue facilities, public phone, showers, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood
Price
  • Unpowered sites: $6 per adult per night. $3.50 per child per night.
  • Powered sites: $12 per adult per night. $6 per child per night.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings Bookings are not required at this campground. Campsites are available on a first-in first-served basis.
Please note
  • There are 70 unpowered sites and 32 powered sites
  • Camping areas can be very busy during spring and autumn school holidays, Easter and the October long weekend so powered sites may be in short supply at these times.
  • This campground is within the Dark Sky Park boundary. Please see our guide for suitable camping lights and use in this park, available at the visitor centre.

This well-equipped campground, suitable for caravans, camper trailers, motor homes and tents, is a fantastic place to get away with family and friends. Camp Blackman can be a popular place during school holidays, so in addition to lots of kangaroos, sulphur crested cockatoos, white-winged choughs, kookaburras and butcher birds, there are bound to be lots of family groups.

Your campsite won’t be far from some of the parks walking and cycling tracks, make sure to take your bikes and walking shoes so you can explore. If you’re visiting in spring, you might be treated to the sight and smell of the wildflowers that line the tracks, like western golden wattle, smooth darling pea and kangaroo thorn. Don’t forget to drop by the visitor centre to book your guided Discovery tour.

After your adventures in Warrumbungle National Park, you can return to Camp Blackman for a hot shower, tasty barbecue and settle to see the evening stars.

Take a virtual tour of Camp Blackman captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

Dark Sky Parks

Warrumbungle National Park is Australia's first Dark Sky Park, renowned for its crystal clear starry skies. Learn more about Dark Sky Parks and why they're special.

Starry night sky in Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Colin Whelan

 

Camp Blackman night sights and sounds app

Download the app to make the most of camping under the stars in Australia’s first Dark Sky Park. Find your way in the sky with stargazing tips, identify moonlit marsupials and nocturnal noises. Sit back, relax, and allow the night sights and sounds to reveal themselves.

A couple sit by a campfire at Camp Blackman, in Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH

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Camp Blackman, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary