Barrington Tops NSW ?

Barrington Tops NSW ?

Postby CCC » Wed Jul 11, 2007 12:16 pm

Anyone been to Barrington Tops National Park to camp?
Would be interested in your feedback :grin:
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Postby Gary's Family » Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:02 pm

We have been there a few times. I really enjoyed camping Pole Blue camping area. I would avoid winter as it does snow up there. It is free, you can have a fire, there was hardly anyone there when we have been, and there is plenty of bush walking and 4wding. My brother in law caught a couple of trout in the river as well. You can go in through Scone or Gloucester. We prefer Gloucester, I think it is a bit shorter. Definitely worth a visit, but take some warm clothes for the nights.

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Postby Malcur » Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:52 pm

We have also camped at Pole Blue for a few days a year or 2 back. Really enjoyed it. Good 4wd'ing in a number of tracks. Then went down to southern part of park to Telegraphy Point (I think it was called). It was a great spot, very quiet - only 1 other camper & they left after 1st night. Spent the evening being entertained by a possum with baby on its back. :grin:
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Postby CCC » Mon Sep 03, 2007 9:00 pm

Excellent reviews and thankyou

Very much on my "TO DO" list :armsup
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Postby jomatt » Sat Oct 13, 2007 5:10 pm

We have just come back from Barrington Tops. We actually stayed in Chichester State forest which is adjacent to BT. We stayed at Frying Pan Creek. There are many places you can camp along the river. Plenty of wildlife. River crystal clear - quite cold still when we were there. Didnt stop the kids though! :)
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Postby jasonb » Sun Oct 14, 2007 12:17 am

do you need a 4wd or can you get to these spots with a conventional car
are we there yet ?
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Postby Blue Bravo » Sun Oct 14, 2007 8:31 pm

Most of the roads are open to 2 wheel drive. There are a couple that are 4 wheel drive.

There is heaps of info available on this park on the NPWS web site- you can print out a guide. :)
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Postby Paul100 » Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:52 am

If you have a 4WD , Waterguage camping area off Gummi Trail is ok , Trout in the river as well .
If it rains heavy it could make for an interesting time climbing out to the main trail , some of our crew had camper trailers with us & that was fine in the dry !

That was the only time I've camped at Barrington Tops so far .
Will go back one day 8)
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