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Wooloondool campground

Murrumbidgee Valley National Park


Wooloondool is in Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park near the town of Hay. This dog-friendly location is ideal for camping, fishing, birdwatching, canoeing, swimming alongside the Murrumbidgee River.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site
Facilities Boat ramp
Price Free.

Bookings are not available for this campground.

Please note
  • A boat ramp for launching is nearby at 4 Mile Reserve, just before Wooloondool.
  • Wooloondool is accessible to caravans, camper trailers, and tents, though there are no powered sites.
  • Although the majestic river red gums that line the Murrumbidgee River create shady picnic spots, try to avoid sitting directly underneath as they are notorious for dropping large branches without warning.
  • There is limited mobile reception in the park
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch

Camp by the river at Wooloondool campground within Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park, nearby the town of Hay. Many set up camp at Wooloondool as it’s a great place for fishing. You might be lucky to catch some yellowbelly, redfin, brim, catfish, and carp, as well as crayfish during the season. Lions Fishing Tournament is held every February, part of which is at Wooloondool.

If fishing doesn’t float your boat, take the dog for an easy walk along the riverbank to secluded swimming and picnicking areas. It’s also a great place to launch a kayak or canoe and explore the park through its picturesque waterways.

Wooloondool offers plenty of camping spots for caravans, campers, and tents, within groves of black box trees. River red gums line the nearby Murrumbidgee River, providing habitat for ring-tailed possums, wallabies, kangaroos and wombats. You’re likely to see these at dawn and dusk, whilst tawny frog mouths live and hunt in this area at night.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.
Wooloondool, Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Photo: OEH