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Three Mile Dam campground

Selwyn area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Three Mile Dam campground .

Getting there and parking

Three Mile Dam campground is located in the Kiandra Selwyn area of Koscciuszko National Park.

To get there from Tumut or Adaminaby via Kiandra:

  • Drive 75.5km south of Tumut, or 37.7km east of Adaminaby, along Snowy Mountains Highway
  • Take the Kiandra-Cabramurra Road turn-off (signposted Link Road).
  • Three Mile Dam campground is 5.8km on your right

To get there from Khancoban via Cabramurra (closed winter):

  • Take Alpine Way west from Khancoban for 5.8km to the Swampy Plains Creek Road turnoff
  • Follow the signs for 60km to the Cabramurra turn-off
  • From here, follow Goat Ridge Road, then turn right at Link Road towards Kiandra
  • Three Mile Dam is around 9.6km on your left

The gates to this campground are closed from the June long weekend to October long weekend. Camping is still possible for walkers; please park in the Goldseekers track carpark on Link Road.

Road quality

It's recommended that all vehicles carry snow chains from the June to October long weekends. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Snow chains required after snow


Parking is available at most of the campsites.

From the June long weekend to the October long weekend, the gates to the campground are closed and the campground is walk-in access only. If you plan to walk to the campground, please park in the Goldseekers track carpark on Link Road.


Dam water is available at this campground, but you’ll need to treat or boil it before drinking.


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)


Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

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.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.



A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.




Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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