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Six Mile Creek campground

South East Forests National Park


The charming Six Mile Creek campground in South East Forest National Park on the south coast offers opportunities for bushwalking, swimming, scenic drives and barbecues.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 4
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • Tank water is available at this campground but it is not recommended for drinking so you'll need to bring your own supply.
Price Free.

Bookings are not available for this campground.

Six Mile Creek campground is on the smaller side, featuring four campsites nestled amongst wet eucalypt forest. You can camp out in your tent or bring a camper trailer, there’s room for both at this free campground.

Follow the 300m Six Mile Creek walk – it leads you to a viewing platform overlooking cascading waters on their way to Tantawangalo Creek. Take a barbecue pack if you'd like to stop for lunch.

If you’re camping out on the first Sunday of the month, why not pop over to the riverside Candelo Market? You’ll find something fascinating or flavourful among the many stalls.

When you’re on the road to or from Six Mile Creek campground, take in the history of the area – the original Tantawangalo Mountain Road leading to this site was forged around 1860.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years. 

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Operated by

  • Bombala office
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 12.30pm.
  • 02 6458 5900
  • 153 Maybe Street, Bombala NSW 2632

Park info

  • in South East Forests National Park in the South Coast and Snowy Mountains regions
  • South East Forests National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Bombala office
      02 6458 5900
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 12.30pm.
    • 153 Maybe Street, Bombala NSW 2632
    • Merimbula
      02 6495 5000
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods, 10am to 3pm.
    • Corner Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drives, Merimbula NSW
    • Email:
      Fax: 02 6495 5055
    • Narooma office
      02 4476 0800
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm. Closed public holidays.
    • 9 Burrawang Street, Cnr Graham Street, Narooma NSW 2456
See more visitor info
Road to Myrtle Mountain lookout, South East Forest National Park. Photo: John Yurasek