Set amongst eucalypt forest with access to the Glenelg River, Hutchessons Campground is the ideal location to enjoy canoeing, kayaking and fishing.
This small campground contains two unpowered campsites, both suitable for camper trailers and tents only. Each campsite accommodates up to six people. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, fireplaces, picnic tables and non-potable water. Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.
Things to do in the area
How to get there
The major access roads into the park are Portland - Nelson Road for south of the river or Wanwin Road for north of the river.
Camping & accommodationTake an easy drive to this quiet campground along the Glenelg River. Pitch a tent and watch for native wildlife as you listen to the river flow by. Launch a canoe or kayak and paddle up or down the peaceful water, or try your luck fishing from the jetty.
Need to know
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
Temporary area closures due to planned burnPlanned burning operations are scheduled in this park which may result in some areas being closed from the time of ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from 1 September 2021 subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at www.vic.gov.au/plannedburns