Camp Blackman - Warrumbungle National Park

National Park - New South Wales


Turn off Timor Road at GPS -31.289635, 148.997124 and follow the sealed road to the campground.

This well-equipped campground (70 sites), suitable for caravans, camper trailers, motor homes and tents, is a fantastic place to get away with family and friends. It offers powered and unpowered sites.  Camp Blackman can be a popular place during school holidays, so in addition to lots of kangaroos, sulphur crested cockatoos, white-winged choughs, kookaburras and butcher birds, there are bound to be lots of family groups.

Your campsite won’t be far from some of the parks walking and cycling tracks, make sure to take your bikes and walking shoes so you can explore. If you’re visiting in spring, you might be treated to the sight and smell of the wildflowers that line the tracks, like western golden wattle, smooth darling pea and kangaroo thorn. Don’t forget to drop by the visitor centre to book your guide Discovery Tour.

After your adventures in Warrumbungle National Park, you can return to Camp Blackman for a hot shower, tasty barbecue and settle to see the evening stars.  

Activities: walking, road cycling, astronomy and star gazing, birdwatching, picnics and barbecues, camping

Getting there: From Coonabarabran, travel along John Renshaw Parkway to the park. Take the turnoff to the visitor Centre, and travel past the visitor Centre to the campground.

Facilities: picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own firewood), gas/electric barbecues, non-flush toilets, flush toilets, hot showers, cold showers, amenities block, public phone, Toilet facilities are wheelchair accessible, however the showers are not.

Water supply: Untreated water is available - we recommend you boil it before drinking.

Great spot to base yourself and explore the Warrumbungles. Loved the Sliding Springs Observatory and some of the walks, with a 6klm mountain bike / walking track (a loop)
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