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Fort Grey campground

Sturt National Park

Overview

Explore Corner Country and the outback of Sturt National Park from Fort Grey campground. Suitable for caravans and motorhomes, there are a couple of great walks nearby.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • You'll need to bring drinking and cooking water as only untreated bore water is available.
  • Check the weather before you set out as roads within Sturt National Park may be closed during wet weather.
  • This park is in a remote location, please ensure you are thoroughly prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.
  • There are no marked sites and bookings are not available.
  • Vehicle entry fees are not included in your camping fees.
Price

$6 per adult per night. $3.50 per child per night. 

Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings

Bookings are not available for this campground. Camping is on a first come, first served basis.

Fort Grey campground is a great place to take a break on your NSW outback tour. Set amongst sweeping sand dunes and suitable for caravans and motorhomes, it’s the ideal base to explore the western part of the park.

After being cooped up in your vehicle, you’re bound to want to stretch your legs a little. There are some marked day walks close to the campground, including the walk across Lake Pinaroo to Sturt’s tree available when the lake is dry. You can also explore the ruins of the Old Fort Grey homestead or explore the area by bicycle.

Cameron Corner, where the borders of NSW, Queensland and South Australia meet and the Dingo Fence extends as far as you can see is a good daytrip from Fort Grey. There’s a store so you can refresh supplies and fuel if need be. The campground is also close to one end of Middle Road if you feel like a day of 4WD touring.

As you cook up your dinner on the barbecue, look out for red and western grey kangaroos dusk-grazing around the campground. There’s no need to set your alarm clock when you’re staying at Fort Grey, the dawn chorus will take care of that; it’s a lovely way to start the day.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Fort Grey Campground, Sturt National Park. Photo: John Spencer