Forest North and South Campground

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Forest North and South Campground

Forest North Campground


Enjoy the scenic riverside at Forest North Campground. Launch a canoe or kayak and explore the spectacular limestone gorge. Take a short walk or relax at camp and spot kangaroos and emus. There are three campsites.

Forest South Campground


Camp at Forest South and experience the best of the Glenelg River. Watch the sunrise turn the limestone cliffs red, and enjoy flat water canoeing or kayaking as you explore the river. There are four campsites.

Things to do in the area

 
Canoeing

Canoeing and Kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking are great ways to explore beautiful waterways. Enjoy the tranquility and spot wildlife that hikers don’t normally see.
Two men fishing on the jettys at Glenelg River

Battersby Campground

Unwind at the cosy Battersby Campground on the banks of the river. Try your luck fishing from the jetty, or relax at camp and enjoy the company of kangaroos and other native wildlife. There are two campsites.
Father and son bird watching on boardwalk

Bird watching

From bushland to wetlands and everything in between, parks provide habitat to an abundance of common and rare bird species. Go for a wander and see how many you can spot.
A man kayaks down the river.

Pritchards Campground

Pritchards Campground has all the modern conveniences you need for a relaxing riverside getaway. Park the caravan at camp and launch your boat, canoe or kayak to explore the serene river.
A Koala in a tree.

Wilson Hall Campground

Wilson Hall Campground is nestled among stringybark and banksia forest overlooking the river. Set up camp on the flat plain and make use of the convenient boat ramp.

How to get there

Forest North and South Campground

Lower Glenelg National Park is in south-west Victoria adjoining the South Australian border, about 420km from Melbourne and 490km from Adelaide.

The major access roads into the park are Portland - Nelson Road for south of the river or Wanwin Road for north of the river.

Sites

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Camping & accommodation

Enjoy the scenic riverside at Forest North Campground. Launch a canoe or kayak and explore the spectacular limestone gorge. Take a short walk or relax at camp and spot kangaroos and emus. There are three campsites. Camp at Forest South and experience the best of the Glenelg River. Watch the sunrise turn the limestone cliffs red, and enjoy flat water canoeing or kayaking as you explore the river. There are four campsites.
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Need to know

Forest North and South 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.

  • Lower Glenelg National Park

    Partial closure for planned burn from 26 March

    Planned burning operations are scheduled in this park which will result in the closure of Moores Track North from the time of ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from 26 March 2020 and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at https://plannedburns.ffm.vic.gov.au

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Campground closure

    As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campsites, camping grounds and caravan parks closed from midnight 25 March 2020.
    People can continue to live on a closed caravan park or camping ground if it is registered as their primary place of residence or if they are staying in caravan parks as interim accommodation where their primary residence is not available. For further information go to parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19

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