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Glendora campground

Hill End Historic Site

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Glendora campground.

Getting there and parking

  • Glendora campground is located 1km northwest of Hill End centre on the way to Bald Hill lookout.
  • To get there from Beyer's Avenue, turn onto Lees Lane.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available next to your vehicle in the campground. 1 vehicle is permitted per campsite.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Hill End Historic Site. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

With sunny, dry days and crisp evenings, it's a great time of year for a camping holiday at Hill End – head to the Village campground or the larger Glendora campground. You could even sign up as a campground host.

Spring

Flowers are at their best this time of the year - enjoy cherry blossoms and blooms in the historic cottage gardens.

Winter

The winter light is renowned among artists and photographers - you may even get some shots of snow .

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

40.1°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 15°C

Lowest recorded

-8.9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

April and May

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

108.7mm

Facilities

  • Powered sites are marked and are suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents. They're about 10m wide and 10m long.
  • Unpowered sites are unmarked and are suitable for tents and trailers only.
  • Powered sites have a fire ring and water tap. You must have a booking for a powered site to camp in this area.
  • Rubbish bins are available and are located at the amenities block next to the Dump-Ezy.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

Electric barbecue is housed in the shelter shed.

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Drinking water

Drinking water taps are available in the amenities block. Powered sites have their own drinking water tap.

Showers

$1 coin for 5 minutes of hot water.

  • Hot showers

Electric power

  • Powered sites have their own power source.
  • There are power points located in the bathrooms and laundry which can be used for charging phones and appliances.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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).

There are signal boosters for Telstra located in the campground amenities block. There are also signal boosters in the Village campground amenities block and at Hill End Heritage Centre, 1km from the campground. There's a public phone at the Hill End Post Office, 1.5km from the campground.

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty

  • This area is 1.5km from the centre of the village. Camping is on a sloping hillside, but some sites are suitable for wheelchairs.
  • There is a wheelchair-accessible shelter shed and other modern amenities.
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilet and shower are available for a $1 coin use fee

Prohibited

Amplified music is not permitted.

Generators

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

Arial view of Glendora campground with Hill End Historic Site in the distance. Photo: John Spencer/OEH