Camping in Mount Buangor State Park

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Camping in Mount Buangor State Park

Relax at camp and immerse yourself in nature or explore one of the many walking trails in the area. Look for Crimson Rosellas darting between trees and Wedge-tailed Eagles soaring overhead.

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Stay at one of three car-based camping areas, and take your time exploring the eucalypt forest, creek flats, ferny gullies, waterfalls and escarpments. 

Bailes Camping Area
Set in a grassy clearing dotted with gum trees this family-friendly camping area offers five unpowered campsites, suitable for tents, camper trailers, campervans and caravans. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, communal fireplaces and picnic tables. Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round. 

Middle Creek Camping Area
Ideal for large groups, this camping area offers 30 unpowered campsites, suitable for tents, camper trailers, campervans and caravans. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, communal fireplaces, picnic tables and a picnic shelter. Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.

Ferntree Camping Area
This secluded camping area offers five unpowered campsites, each with its own fireplace and picnic table. Sites 1-4 are suitable for tents only, while site 5 caters for tents or a small single axle camper trailer. Non-flush toilets can be found next door in the day visitor area. Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round. 

 

Things To Do

This area is well known for its wildlife. Keep an eye out for:

Two kangaroos stand in the grass at Woowookarung Regional Park.

Kangaroos

Kangaroos are one of the largest species of marsupial. They are most active at night, preferring to rest during the day.
An Echidna in the grass.

Echidnas

Echidnas are found throughout most of Australia. They can be shy and tricky to spot, so keep a close eye out in forests, woodlands and grasslands.
A mother and joey wallaby on a rock surface with the ocean in the background at Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Wallabies

Wallabies are marsupials and members of the kangaroo family. They can be found in woodlands, forests and rugged terrain.

How to get there

Camping in Mount Buangor State Park

The park is located between Ararat and Beaufort on the Western Highway, Route A8. Take Ferntree Gully Road off the Western Highway. The camping areas are located just inside the park entrance.

Sites

Camping & accommodation

Stay at one of three car-based camping areas, and take your time exploring the eucalypt forest, creek flats, ferny gullies, waterfalls and escarpments.

All camping areas offer non-flush toilets, fireplaces and picnic tables. 

 

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Camping in Mount Buangor State Park

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