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Murphys Glen campground

Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Murphys Glen campground.

Getting there and parking

Murphys Glen campground is in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

From Sydney by car:

  • Head west on the M4 and Great Western Highway
  • Turn onto The Appian Way before you reach Woodford and drive across the railway bridge
  • Turn right on to Railway Parade and veer left onto Bedford Road
  • Continue around 2km to the gate at the national park boundary (which may be locked in wet weather and fire danger) where Murphys Road begins
  • From here, it’s around 4km to Murphys Glen campground.

From Woodford Station by bike:

  • From the train station, take the overpass above the highway then turn right on to Station Street
  • Cross over the highway again onto The Appian Way, then turn right onto Railway Parade
  • Veer left onto Bedford Road and ride around 2km to the gate at the national park boundary (which may be locked in wet weather and fire danger) where Murphys Road begins
  • From here, it’s around 4km to Murphys Glen campground.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Murphys Glen campground can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available along Murphys fire trail, near Murphys Glen campground.

Facilities

  • Water is not available at this campground.
  • Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park.
  • We recommend you bring a fuel stove.
  • Please take all your rubbish with you, as there are no bins provided.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

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Safety messages

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).

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Generators

For the peaceful enjoyment of all campers, generators are not used in this campground.

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.

Murphys Glen campground

Park info

Heathland near Murphys Glen campground, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton