Lake Eckersley campground
Heathcote National Park
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Discover Lake Eckersley campground in Sydney's Heathcote National Park. As well as camping, it's ideal for swimming and bushwalking.
|Camping type||Tent, Remote/backpack camping|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, fuel stove|
|Bookings||This campground is currently closed for overnight camping but the Lake Eckersley area is open for day use.|
Lake Eckersley campground sits on the shore of Lake Eckersley in the middle of Heathcote National Park.
This small, basic campground accommodates up to six campers. Lake Eckersley campground is also a great spot to stop for lunch or a swim when bushwalking.
You can access the campground by foot only, as Heathcote National Park is a vehicle-free area. Reaching the site involves quite a long walk, so be sure to take a Heathcote National Park map and plenty of water with you.
If you love the idea of self-sufficient camping in the Sydney bush, then look no further than Lake Eckersley campground.
Battery Causeway picnic area is in Sydney’s Heathcote National Park. It’s a peaceful rest stop along Pipeline trail or Bullawaring track, near Lake Eckersley campground.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Royal National Park Visitor Centre
- 8.30am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 9542 0648
- 1300 072 757 for campground and cottage bookings
- 2 Lady Carrington Drive, Royal National Park, NSW 2232
- in Heathcote National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and South Coast regions
Heathcote National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.