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Ingar campground

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Ingar campground is in the Wentworth Falls area of Blue Mountains National Park. There's no vehicle access to this campground at this time. To get there:

  • Turn off the Great Western Highway at Wentworth Falls at Tableland Road
  • Drive for 1.6km, then turn left onto Elizabeth Drive. The Ingar fire trail starts at the end of Queen Elizabeth Drive.
  • You'll need to park on Queen Elizabeth Drive and walk or cycle around 9.5km along Ingar trail, taking the left fork near the end of the trail.

The road outside the national park can be rough, so check local conditions before heading out.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather

Parking

Park at the top of Queen Elizabeth Drive. There's limited parking at the end of Queen Elizabeth Drive.

Facilities

  • There is a swimming hole, but drinking water is not available at this campground, so you'll need to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking. If you use water from the dam or a creek, treat or boil it before drinking.
  • There is no mobile phone reception at this campground.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Boating safety

If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, the safety of you and your passengers is paramount.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

Water activities

Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Ingar campground

Park info

Natural pool near Ingar campground, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/OEH