Stony Creek Campground

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Stony Creek Campground

This small bush camp is situated among the native pines and rocky outcrops near the towering peaks of Mt Rosea. It is a communal bush camp that caters for 16 individuals or eight two-person tents in one open area and is intended for school groups undertaking the Grampians Peaks Trail overnight walk.
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This is a small tent camping area with sites not allocated or designated. It is suitable for a single group of up to 16 people including leaders, with space for eight 2-3 person tents.

Bookings are for exclusive use of the site and not for groups smaller than 10 people.

Prior to undertaking an overnight hike in the Grampians, groups or individuals must register with Brambuk - The National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap. Groups must lodge a Group Activity Statement (GAS). For further information contact Brambuk on (03) 8427 2058.

Additional bush camps can be found along Stony Creek Road to cater for additional small school hiking groups. These are generally reserved on a first in first served basis by submitting a Group Activity Statement.

Things to do

 
A young man offers his hand to his walking partner at the summit of The Pinnacle in the Grampians National Park.

The Pinnacle walks

Choose from two different routes up to The Pinnacle lookout – an easy to medium walk from Sundial Carpark and a more challenging climb from Wonderland Carpark.
A couple enjoy a picnic by the MacKenzie river at Zumsteins Historic Area.

Zumsteins Historic Area

Zumsteins Picnic Area is located on the banks of the MacKenzie River and is the site of an historic settlement. It provides a great opportunity to relax in the natural setting of the Grampians, enjoy the wildlife, a barbecue and a short stroll.

Brambuk The National Park and Culture Centre

Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap began with the building of the Brambuk Cultural Centre in 1989 to acknowledge, protect and share the cultures of the Jadawadjali and Djab Wurrung Peoples.
A group of three friends walk through the rocky ravines of the Northern Grampians.

Grampians Peaks Trail

The Grampians Peaks Trail is one of the Walk Victoria’s Icons long distance trails. The first section is now complete and offers a 36km, three day/two night circuit walk departing from Halls Gap.

How to get there

Stony Creek Campground

Best accessed by hikers via a 0.52 km side track to Stony Creek Group Camp, 1.36 km from the Mt Rosea Carpark. Vehicle access is available 13 km southwest of Halls Gap on unsealed Stony Creek Road with parking available for one 4WD vehicle.

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This small bush camp is situated among the native pines and rocky outcrops near the towering peaks of Mt Rosea. It is a communal bush camp that caters for 16 individuals or eight two-person tents in one open area and is intended for school groups undertaking the Grampians Peaks Trail overnight walk.
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Need to know

Stony Creek Campground

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Kalymna Falls Walk (Grampians National Park)

    Mitchell Road Closed (Grampians National Park)

    Storm damage to causeway. Mitchell Road closed.  Access to Kalymna Falls Campground and walk is via Picnic Ground Rd only.  

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Silverband Falls Walk CLOSED

    Due to bridge infrastructure damage Silverband Walking track is closed until further notice. 

  • Grand Canyon Loop Walk (Grampians National Park)

    Grand Canyon Walking Track Partly Closed

    The Grand Canyon walking track is partly closed until further notice due to structural concerns with a staircase.
     
    The Grand Canyon remains open as a return walk from Wonderland Carpark.
     
    Access to the Pinnacle from Wonderland Carpark remains open via the western track that bypasses the Grand Canyon.

  • First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area (Grampians National Park)

    Major Mitchell Plateau Partly Closed

    The Major Mitchell Plateau walking track is closed between First Wannon Hiker Camp and Jimmy Creek Campground due to Grampians Peaks Trail Works. First Wannon Hiker Camp remains open as a return walk from Sheep Hills Carpark, Mt William Carpark or Kalymna Campground. This closure will remain in place until further notice.

  • Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre (Grampians National Park, Brambuk - The National Park and Cultural Centre Park)

    Temporary Closure: Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre

    As of the 1st of July 2020, Parks Victoria has temporarily taken on management of Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre.

    The centre will remain closed while Parks Victoria undertakes due diligence in assessing infrastructure, facilities and conducts essential works. 

    Parks Victoria will be delivering essential park information and support services for visitors and licensed tour operators by phone, email and online, including campground bookings, school group activity statements and trip intention processes.

    Visitors seeking park information in person are asked to visit the Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre.

    Parks Victoria contact details during this period:
    Phone: 13 1963
    Online campground bookings: www.parkstay.vic.gov.au 

  • Grampians National Park

    Grampians Park Access Update - 30/10/2020

    Download the latest Grampians National Park Access Update for information on visitor site closures or access issues.

    Attachments: Grampians Access Update 30th October 2020 (172KB)

    Road Report - 20/11/2020

    Download the latest Grampians National Park Road Report to find out the condition of the park's roads and what roads are open and closed.

    Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 20 Nov 2020 (108KB)

    European Wasps at Troopers Creek Campground

    European Wasp populations have been identified at Troopers Creek Campground. Treatment is currently occurring to control these populations. Please be mindful when in the area.

  • Stony Creek Group Camping Area (Grampians National Park)

    Temporary relocation of Stony Creek Group Camping Area

    Due to Grampians Peaks Trail upgrade works, Stony Creek Group Camping Area (Campground) has been temporarily relocated approximately 1.5 km to the east along Stony Creek Road.
     
    Toilets and signage have been moved to this location.
     
    This arrangement will remain in place until mid-2020.
     
    All campers are required to stay at the new location. Camping is not permitted without a permit. 

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