Humes Crossing campground
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
COVID-safe travel from 1 June 2020
All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking. Click the book now button to see availability and restrictions. To prepare for your camping trip, read these camping safety tips.
Just a short drive from Kosciuszko’s northern attractions, Humes Crossing campground is an ideal camping base for large groups and families with kids.
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, boat ramp, carpark, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, firewood|
|Price||Free. 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.|
Located on the eastern shores of Blowering Dam, Humes Crossing campground is an ideal place for a picnic or a camping holiday. With lots of space to spread out, it’s great for large groups and families. Bring a footy or a cricket set and enjoy playing sport with the glistening blue waters of the dam behind you.
Be sure to bring your fishing rod along to Kosciuszko National Park. Blowering Dam is a great place to try your luck at fishing for cod or redfin. You can then take advantage of the facilities nearby and cook up a storm on the barbecue. In the warmer months, the dam is also a beautiful place for a swimming in picturesque surroundings.
You’ll be spoilt for choice of attractions to visit while at Humes Crossing campground. Go walking on nearby trails like Blowering Cliffs walking track, or drive up to the magnificent limestone caves and walks at Yarrangobilly Caves.
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An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Tumut Region Visitor Centre
- 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6947 7025
- The Old Butter Factory, 5 Adelong Road, Tumut NSW 2720
- in the Tumut area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Tumut area is open all year but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues.
No park entry fees apply in the Tumut area. See vehicle entry fees for other areas in Kosciuszko National Park.Buy annual pass