Jounama Creek 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.
Jounama Creek campground, in Kosciuszko National Park, is ideal for caravans and offers families a nature escape with boating, fishing and swimming in the warmer months.
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets|
|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.|
When it’s time to head for the great outdoors, load up the van and head out of town to Jounama Creek campground in Kosciuszko National Park. Fringed with trees and gently undulating hills, this idyllic creekside spot is the perfect nature getaway. Ideal for families, there’s open grassy areas where the kids can play and ample space for self-sufficient campers to park a caravan or trailer.
In the warmer months, it’s a great base for boating, swimming and fishing at nearby Blowering and Talbingo reservoirs. Experienced walkers will enjoy the challenge of Old Mountain road track and those who are keen on mountain biking will be keen to explore cycling routes such as Cumberland Trail.
As the shadows lengthen, gather together for a campfire barbecue of freshly caught fish and settle back to enjoy the sounds of the surrounding bush.
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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