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Cooinbil Hut campground

High Plains area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Cooinbil Hut campground.

Getting there and parking

Cooinbil Hut campground is in the Long Plain precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

From Tumut Visitor Centre:

  • Drive along Snowy Mountains Highway for 72.8 km, and then turn left onto Long Plain Road.

From Adaminaby:

  • Drive along Snowy Mountains Highway for 56.2 km, and then turn right onto Long Plain Road.
  • Follow Long Plain Road for approximately 14km, then turn right to reach Cooinbil Hut campground.

Road quality

  • There's no vehicle access to this campground in winter, and roads may close in extreme weather.
  • Check the weather before you set out as Long Plain Road can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available for larger vehicles and trucks catering for horse riders.

Facilities

Rubbish bins are not available – please take rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

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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

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

Horses

Prohibited

Drones

Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the 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. The alpine resorts of Thredbo, Perisher, Charlotte Pass, Selwyn, Ski Rider and Kosciuszko Tourist Park are exempt, though some commercial and outdoor places within these resorts may have no smoking areas.

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