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Blue Mountains City Council campgrounds
Blue Mountains National Park campgrounds
Other camping options
Blue Mountains Tourist Parks

Blue Mountains City Council campgrounds

Campgrounds are now open, however, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Conditions of Entry apply.

Guests must:

  • register their attendance at the site, by sending their name, phone number and/or email address to goodneighbour@bmcc.nsw.gov.au. Details will be held confidentially for 28 days and only released to NSW Health where contact tracing is required, should a guest test positive to COVID-19.
  • leave the campground immediately if feeling unwell.
  • ensure social distancing of 1.5m between themselves and other guests in sheltered areas.
  • maintain good personal hygiene. Bring your own sanitary items, including soap, and hand sanitiser or gloves should you wish to use them.
  • ensure that groups of campers must not exceed 20 people.
  • leave at least 5m between groups when camping.
  • ensure only 1 person per 4m2 in covered areas.

About our campgrounds

Please note:

  • Water is not available - you must bring water with you.
  • Pack a gas or fuel stove for cooking. If planning to cook on an open fire, purchase firewood from local outlets beforehand.
  • Check fire ban danger ratings and total fire ban information at the NSW Rural Fire Service website for fire safety information.
  • Use rubbish bins provided or take your rubbish out with you.

Campground Locations

Mt Wilson - Cathedral Ferns Reserve
40km north of Katoomba, this is a large, level camping area (suitable for camper trailers, caravans, motorhomes and tents) close to rainforest walks.

Hartley Vale, Mt York Precinct - Lockyers Track
Situated at the base of Mt York via Hartley Valley Rd - small camping area (limited sites) suitable for tents. Single pit toilet. 

Megalong Valley - Old Ford Reserve
Adjacent to Megalong Creek - medium sized camp ground. Access is via sealed road. Toilets provided (no other facilities).

Megalong Valley - Blackheath Glen Reserve
Small camping area - limited sites, suitable for tents.

Mt York Precinct - Mt Victoria
5km from Mt Victoria village at the end of Mt York Rd - small camping area (limited sites) suitable for tents. A popular climbing area with historic roads.

From Thursday 14th January 2021 Mt York Reserve re-opened to the public after being impacted by the 2019/20 summer bushfires.

Blue Mountains National Parks campgrounds

Go to the National Parks website for more

Other camping options in our neighbouring councils include sites within the Lithgow and Oberon areas. 

Go to Lithgow Tourism
Go to Oberon Tourism

Blue Mountains Tourist Park

Katoomba Falls
Katoomba Falls Tourist Park, located on the spectacular scenic Cliff Drive, is 2km south of Katoomba railway station and town centre. A range of accommodation options are available, including self-contained cabins (1 with ramp access), powered sites and non-powered camping sites.

Visit the Blue Mountains Tourist Parks website for more information and to book.

Blackheath Glen
Blackheath Glen Tourist Park is located in a secluded part of Blackheath, only a short 10 minute walk through beautiful parks to the centre of the village and 1km from Blackheath Railway Station. A range of accommodation options are available for campers, caravan owners and motorhome users. Accommodation includes self-contained cabins of up to three bedrooms, including some accessible options, powered and unpowered sites. 

Visit the Blue Mountains Tourist Parks website for more information and to book.