Wares Yards Campground - Kosciuszko National Park

National Park - New South Wales


**Please note: this is accessed by 2WD vehicles on unsealed roads however 4WD is required in wet weather.**

Wares Yards campground is conveniently located just off Snowy Mountains Highway and offers an ideal base to explore the area, including Boggy, Nungar, and Kellys Plains.

Sheltered among snow gums in subalpine woodland, Wares Yards campground is a great place to go horse riding and kick back for a relaxing weekend escape. Those who enjoy bushwalking or mountain biking can also explore plenty of meandering trails nearby. The abundance of birdlife makes this campground a birdwatching wonderland, and nearby Tantangara Dam is well-suited for swimming, fishing, and boating or kayaking in the warmer months.

Keep watch for local wildlife around Wares Yards campground as the site is also home to eastern grey kangaroos and flame robins, so remember to bring the camera.

Activities: walking, mountain biking, horse riding, horse camping, camping, paddling, paddling, sailing and boating, swimming, fishing, birdwatching

Natural setting: grassy woodlands

Getting there: Wares Yards campground is in the northern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

From Tumut Visitor Centre:

  • Drive along Snowy Mountains Highway for 109.6 km and then turn left onto Tantangara Road

From Adaminaby:

  • Drive along Snowy Mountains Highway for 19.4 km and then turn right onto Tantangara Road
  • After approximately 7km along Tantangara Road, turn left into Wares Yards campground.

Facilities: non-flush toilets, carpark

Bookings: Bookings are not available at this campground. For more information, contact Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre on (02) 6454 9597.

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