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Yarrangobilly Village campground

Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Yarrangobilly Village campground.

Getting there and parking

Yarrangobilly Village campground is in the northern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

 From Tumut:

  • Travel 62km south along Snowy Mountains Highway
  • The campground is near the highway where it crosses Yarrangobilly River, before you reach the turnoff to Yarrangobilly Caves

From Cooma:

  • Take the Snowy Mountains Highway and continue for around 118km
  • The campground is on the Highway, around 7.5km north of the Yarrangobilly Caves turnoff

Road quality

  • Yarrangobilly Caves entrance and exit roads are graded gravel. They're suitable for 2WD and 4WD vehicles up to 12.5m in length, however the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) advise that the roads are unsuitable for caravans.
  • RMS recommends snow chains are carried by all vehicles driving in the park in winter, including 4WD and AWD, in case of extreme weather. Visit the Live Traffic website for road conditions.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Snow chains required after snow

Parking

Parking is available at Yarrangobilly Village campground.

Facilities

  • River water is available at this campground - you'll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • We encourage you to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during fire season.
  • The nearest food and fuel facilities are available 20km to the west in Talbingo.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

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 + 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.

Yarrangobilly River may be deep and fast-flowing, so please supervise children at all times.

Permitted

Fishing

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

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.

Yarrangobilly Village campground

Park info

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Yarrangobilly Village campground, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer