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Tin Mines campground

Woomargama National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Tin Mines campground.

Getting there and parking

Tin Mines campground is located in the western section of Woomargama National Park. To get there from Albury:

  • Travel north on Hume Highway
  • Take the Woomargama exit
  • Turn right into Tunnel Road and travel about 10km to the park boundary
  • Turn left onto Tin Mines trail and travel approx 20km to the campground

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Tin Mines 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 at Tin Mines campground.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Woomargama National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

The crisp air offers excellent conditions for exploring either on foot or by mountain bike.

Spring

Many of the wildflowers are in bloom; including the pale-pink common fringe myrtle; native fuchsia, with its red bell-shaped flowers, and the yellow bitter-peas.

Summer

Camp in the bushland by Basin Creek, where it's cool, at Tin Mines campground.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 30°C

Highest recorded

43.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

5°C and 16°C

Lowest recorded

–2.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

August

Driest month

February

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

124mm

Facilities

  • Tank water is available at this campground, but you’ll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

Sealed pit toilet.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (firewood supplied)

Drinking water

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 + 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).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

Permitted

Generators

Generators are permitted to be used in particular areas within this campground.

Prohibited

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.

Tin Mines campground

Park info

Tin Mines campground, Woomargama National Park. Photo: Dave Pearce