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Gales Flat campground

Morton National Park

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Overview

Campground booking required

You may not travel to or stay at a campground without a booking.

Gales Flat campground is a challenging walk-in campground in a remote part of Morton National Park. Secluded and scenic, surrounded by towering sandstone cliffs, it’s ideal for an overnight stop as you walk or cycle along Griffins walking track.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 20
Camping type Tent, Remote/backpack camping
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, fuel stove, toilet paper, torch, food supplies, insect repellent, sunscreen, compass, first aid kit, personal locator beacon, topographic map, gps
Price

There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.

Bookings Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.
Please note
  • Sites are not marked
  • This is a remote campground, please arrive well prepared.

Gales Flat campground is a great stopover if you’re hiking or mountain biking in Morton National Park. Accessed by foot or bicycle via Griffins walking track, starting from Jacks Corner or Meryla Pass, you’ll be surrounded by spectacular natural beauty in this rustic campsite.

Pitch your tent on the grass among the trees and admire the sandstone cliffs that tower overhead. As you enjoy the tranquillity of this remote location, keep your eyes peeled for some of the area’s plentiful wildlife and indulge in some birdwatching.

After a peaceful night’s sleep, you’ll be ready to explore the creek crossings, rocky outcrops and scenic views along Griffins walking track. Or get your heart pumping with a ride through Yarrunga Creek Valley along the Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley cycling route.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Griffins walking track, Morton National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk © OEH

    Griffins walking track

    Griffins walking track is an 11km hike through the beautiful Yarrunga Creek Valley, with scenic views, wildlife, and opportunities for camping along the way.

  • Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley cycling route, Morton National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk

    Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley cycling route

    Combining scenic riding with some steep downhill runs, adventurous mountain bikers can get their heart pumping through Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley cycling route.

  • Remote Griffins Farm campground, surrounded by trees in Morton National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk © OEH

    Griffins Farm campground

    Griffins Farm campground is a challenging walk-in campground, close to Yarrunga Creek in Morton National Park. Featuring historic relics from the mid-1900s, it’s a great stopover as you journey along the remote Griffins walking track.

 

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Park info

  • in Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.

  • Park entry fees: 

    Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines - cash and cards accepted.

    Buy annual pass
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