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Murphys Glen campground

Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park

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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. 

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).
  • From here, it’s around 3km to the carpark which has a locked gate.
  • From the carpark, walk 1km past the locked gate and down the road, taking the left hand branch at the bottom. 

From Woodford Station by bike:

  • From the train station, exit on the south side to Railway Parade, turn left on Railway Parade.
  • Turn 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).
  • From here, it's around 4km to Murhpys Glen campground. Bikes are permitted past the locked gate. 

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

  • Most roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available 1km from Murphys Glen campground.

Facilities

  • Water is sometimes available at this campground. All water collected from the national park should be treated before use. 
  • Firewood is not provided but can be collected for use at the campground.  
  • We recommend you bring a fuel stove.
  • Please take all your rubbish with you, there are no bins.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Maps and downloads

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 Plus 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

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 dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Murphys Glen campground

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