Gummi Falls campground
Barrington Tops State Conservation Area
Remote Gummi Falls campground offers fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, and stargazing in Barrington Tops State Conservation Area, between Scone and Gloucester.
|Number of campsites||5|
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Barbecue facilities, toilets|
|What to bring||Firewood|
Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
If you like to answer the call of the wild with a night in the rugged wilderness, then head for the remote beauty of Gummi campground in Barrington Tops State Conservation Area. Roughly halfway between Scone and Gloucester, you’ll need a 4WD to get to this remote camping spot, high in the sub-alpine region.
Spend your days fishing in the crystal clear Manning River, or explore the high country trails on horseback or mountain bike. Wildlife is plentiful in this unspoilt region, so keep your eyes peeled for kangaroos, wombats, and the rare, elusive long-nosed potaroo.
After an evening meal around the campfire, try a little stargazing or get out the torch to try and catch a glimpse of greater gliders, spotted-tailed quoll, and the rare powerful owl.
Devils Hole campground offers picnicking, wildlife, scenic views, and fishing, in the plateau region of Barrington Tops State Conservation Area between Gloucester and Scone.
Devils Hole lookout walk offers scenic views and picnicking via an easy wheelchair track, ideal on a car touring trip to World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park.
For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/gummi-falls-campground/local-alerts
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Scone office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6540 2300
- 19 Hayes Street, Scone NSW 2337
All the practical information you need to know about Gummi Falls campground.
Getting there and parking
Gummi Falls campground is in the state conservation area of Barrington Tops State Conservation Area. The campground is 80km east of Scone or 80km west of Gloucester.
Access is via Bullock Brush trail off Tubrabucca Road.
Bullock Brush trail is only open to vehicles from 1 October 31 May. From 1 June to 30 September, you can only access Gummi Falls campground by walking or cycling. It’s a 3km one-way walk or cycle into the campground from the seasonal gate where Bullock Brush Trail leaves Tubrubucca Road.
Bullock Brush trail is only open to vehicles from 1 October 31 May.
- Unsealed roads
- All roads require 4WD vehicle
- All weather
Parking is available beside your campsite at Gummi Falls campground.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Barrington Tops State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.
Take to the park's walking tracks to make the most of cooler and drier daytime weather.
Look out for ground orchids and other wildflowers along the Polblue Swamp walking track.
Look out for the eastern water dragon basking on rocks around the streams.
Water is available at this campground, but it’s advisable to boil or treat the water before drinking.
- Non-flush toilets
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
You'll need to go up some steps to access the toilet facilities at this campground.
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.
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.