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.
Launch a canoe or kayak and paddle up or down the peaceful water, or try your luck fishing from the jetty.
Each campsite accommodates up to six people. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, fireplaces, picnic tables and non-potable water.
Bring your own drinking water and firewood. Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.
Things to do in the area
How to get there
Hutchessons Campground is on the northern shore of the Glenelg River. The campground is 2WD accessible from River Fire line.
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
This park has been impacted by recent significant weather eventsThis park has been impacted by significant flood and/or storm events and some areas may be closed or restricted. Check the Storm and Flood Affected Parks page for the most up to date information on this location.
Visitor Saftey - Glenelg River Fluctuating River HeightPlease be aware, the water level in the Glenelg River is currently fluctuating regularly due to seasonal conditions including rainfall events, tidal movements and ocean conditions. Higher than normal water levels can cause some jetties and boat ramps to be inundated with water.Visitor Safety is priority - Do not enter an inundated jetty or boat ramp, as conditions are likely to be very slippery and there could be damage to the structure not easily observed.Park Rangers are regularly monitoring conditions. If a jetty or boat ramp is expected to be inundated for an extended period, the visitor asset may be closed for public safety until such time the asset can be deemed safe for use. Please observe warning and closure signs where erected.