Smiths Mill Campground (Grampians National Park)


Smiths Mill Campground (Grampians National Park)

Smiths Mill Campground is situated in the central Grampians, tucked away near the banks of the Mackenzie River. Surrounded by tall Stringybarks and heathy forest, this large campground uis the ideal place to base camp and explore well-known attractions including Mackenzie Falls, Lake Wartook, Boroka Lookout and the Balconies Lookout.

How to get there

Smiths Mill Campground (Grampians National Park)


Amenities - Toilet & Shower Block

Need to know

Smiths Mill Campground (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No generators
  • No horses
  • No bicycles
  • Fees apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Park Access Update - 03/02/2020

Download the latest Park Access Update to find out what areas of the national park have access issues.

Attachments: Grampians Access Update 3rd February 2020 (255KB)

Partial closure of the Major Mitchell Walking Track

The Major Mitchell Walking Track between First Wannon Hiker Camp and Jimmy Creek Campground, including Stockyard Track, will be closed from Monday the 3rd of February until the end of March 2020

This closure is due to Grampians Peaks Trail hiker camp construction works.

First Wannon Hiker Camp will remain open during this period. 

Walkers will only be able to complete a return walk to First Wannon from one of the following trailheads: Sheep Hills Carpark, Mt William Carpark or Kalymna Campground. 
A one way walk (with a car shuffle) is also possible between Sheep Hills Carpark and Kalymna Campground.

Please see the attached map.

Attachments: Major Mitchell Plateau Walking Track (953KB)

Road Report 13/02/2020

Download the latest Grampians National Park Road Report for information on the parks roads and four wheel drive tracks.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 13th February 2020 (243KB)

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