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Federal Falls campground

Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

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Pitch your tent at Federal Falls campground in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area near Orange. Explore walks, enjoy scenic views and go birdwatching.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 10
Camping type Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
What to bring Clothes for all weather conditions, drinking water, cooking water, firewood
Price There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.
Bookings Bookings for up to 2 sites and 12 people can be made online.
Group bookings This campground is not suitable for group bookings.
Please note
  • There is no drive-in camping at this campground. 
  • Sites are not marked.
  • Mount Canobolas is always a few degrees cooler than the surrounding region, so it’s a good idea to bring warm clothing, even in summer.
  • Be sure to check the weather and road conditions if you’re camping during winter. It can snow in the area and the roads within Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area are closed by locked gates during times of snow, usually occurring 2 or 3 times per year. Road closures normally last for 3 to 4 days, however might last for up to 2 weeks.
  • It is not advisable to camp when snow is predicted.

Federal Falls campground is a great place to relax, enjoy the surrounds and explore Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area. It’s close to some of the park’s walking tracks, including Federal Falls walking track and Snowgum track.

When you’re worn out from a day in the park, you can relax as the evening comes alive. Thousands of stars ignite the night sky and the park’s nocturnal animals start stirring. In the morning you’ll be awoken by birds as they sing and dart between the majestic white gums that surround this campground.

This is the location of an ancient Aboriginal campsite. Be sure to check out the interpretive display to find out more about the Wiradjuri People’s connection to this stunning Country.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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