Mount Werong campground
Southern Blue Mountains area in Blue Mountains 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.
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Mount Werong campground is a great base to explore the mountain bike trails, bushwalks, and historic heritage in the remote south of Blue Mountains National Park, near Oberon.
|Camping type||Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, drinking water, toilets|
|What to bring||Firewood|
|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.|
Mount Werong campground is a great base to explore the remote and wild southern Blue Mountains by 4WD, on foot or mountain bike. It's also a popular destination for history buffs and families. Discover a rugged landscape rich in tall forests, wildlife, and both Aboriginal and European heritage.
This area is part of the traditional lands of the Gundungurra and Wiradjuri people, and you may be lucky enough to see Aboriginal rock art sites and grinding grooves.
Close to the campground, Ruby Creek Mine harks back to early pioneering life. You can explore these old mine remnants along the 2.5km Ruby Creek walking track. Learn more about the area's mining history at nearby Yerranderie Private Town along the 4WD Oberon Colong historic stock route.
At night, settle in around the campfire and enjoy an evening beneath a blanket of stars. Listen out for the call of the powerful owl echoing through the darkness. Remember to bring your mountain bike to explore the nearby trails.
Ruby Creek walking track is an easy return walk from Mount Werong campground. It offers mining heritage and waterfall views in the remote Southern Blue Mountains area, near Oberon.
Intrepid 4WD tourers will love the 4WD Oberon Colong historic route. Travel through the wild south of Blue Mountains National Park to a historic mining ghost town in Yerranderie Regional Park.
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Bush Trackers was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in and around the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. This program highlights the natural and cultural splendour of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Oberon office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6336 6200
- 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW 2787
- in the Southern Blue Mountains area of Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Southern Blue Mountains area is always open but some locations may close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.