Remote Hike-In camping

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Remote hike-in camping

Rocky Creek Campground provides a remote, hike-in camping experience. It is accessible along the Rocky Creek track, located approximately 6.5 km from the Reservoir Picnic Area.

This campground offers unpowered sites and a pit toilet. Fires are prohibited (fuel stoves only). The campground has a capacity of two people per site and a maximum capacity of 10 people (children are charged as adults).

Rocky Creek campground is open during winter but the walk into the campsites is longer because the Reservoir Road closes. Therefore, campers need to be well prepared for Alpine areas and prepared for a long walk/ski.   
Water is available from the nearby creek.
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Mount McLeod Campround provides a remote, hike in camping experience. It is accessible along the Mt Mcleod track, located approximately 8km from the Reservoir Picnic area.

This campground offers unpowered sites only. Fires are prohibited (fuel stoves only). The campground allows two people per site with a maximum total capacity of 10 people (children are charged as adults).

Mount McLeod campground is open during winter but the walk into the campsites is longer because the Reservoir Road closes. Therefore, campers need to be well prepared for Alpine areas and prepared for a long walk/ski.  
Note: Water is seasonally available from where the road crosses a creek, approximately 100m southwest of the campsite. Hikers are advised to carry sufficient water supplies for the duration of their stay.

Things To Do

 
Two women follow the path through scrub up Mt Bogong with mountain views in the distance.

Walking

Whether you’re after a gentle stroll or something long-distance, there are walking trails to suit all levels of fitness and ability.
A couple in their thirties take in the view along Dead Timber Track.

Hiking and bushwalking

Witness breathtaking natural scenery at some of Victoria’s most iconic places when you lace up your boots and take to a hiking trail.
Stargazing in the Murray Sunset National Park.

Stargazing

Escape the city lights to remote nature locations to see the spectacular starry southern night sky.

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Remote hike-in camping

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Camping & accommodation

Mount McLeod Campround provides a remote, hike in camping experience. It is accessible along the Mt Mcleod track, located approximately 8km from the Reservoir Picnic area.

Rocky Creek Campground provides a remote, hike-in camping experience. It is accessible along the Rocky Creek track, located approximately 6.5 km from the Reservoir Picnic Area.

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Need to know

Remote hike-in camping

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.

  • Mount Buffalo National Park

    Areas of Mount Buffalo National Park closed due to fire

    The majority of Mount Buffalo National Park has re-opened. However, the following areas remain closed until further notice: Dicksons Falls; Back Wall; South Buffalo; Mollisons Galleries Track at Eagle Point; Rocky Creek Track south of Macs Point; and Rocky Creak camping area.

  • 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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