Blue Mountains City Council campgrounds
COVID-19 UPDATE - TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2021:
Blue Mountains City Council campgrounds are open to visitors within the Greater Sydney Region, which includes Blue Mountains LGA residents. BMCC campgrounds are not currently open to visitors from outside Greater Sydney, including Regional NSW.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we need everyone using the campgrounds to work with us to ensure the safety of all. Anyone entering and occupying Council campgrounds must comply with the following conditions:
- Register your attendance at the site - send your name, phone number and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Details will be held confidentially for 28 days and only released to NSW Health if contact tracing is required, should a guest test positive to COVID-19.
- Ensure social distancing of 1.5m between yourself and other guests in sheltered areas.
- Ensure there is only 1 person per 4m2 in covered areas.
- Maintain good personal hygiene. Bring your own sanitary items, including soap, and hand sanitiser or gloves if you want to use them. The toilet facilities at this campground are maintained by Council and cleaned once a week.
DO NOT ENTER the campgrounds if you have, or you have been in contact with someone in the last 14 days that has flu-like symptoms, who has been diagnosed with or has a suspected case of COVID-19.
About our campgrounds
- 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.
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
- Blackheath - Perrys Lookdown
- Glenbrook - Euroka Campground
- Megalong Valley - Dunphys Campground
- Wentworth Falls - Ingar
- Woodford - Murphys Glen
Go to the National Parks website for more
Other camping options in our neighbouring councils include sites within the Lithgow and Oberon areas.
Blue Mountains Tourist Park
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.
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.