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Ingar campground
Blue Mountains National Park 9 Campsites

General info

Getting there
Campsite is accessible by unsealed roads usually fine for 2wd vehicle in the dry, but may not be passable after rain
70.8 km W of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 33° 46′ 15.6"S Longitude 150° 27′ 46.8"E (-33.77100, 150.46300)
At Wentworth Falls, take Tableland Road, and after 1.6km turn onto Queen Elizabeth Drive. Follow Ingar management trail from the end of Queen Elizabeth Dr for 9.5km, then take the left-hand fork near the end of the road. 2WD usually OK, but 4WD needed after heavy rain.

General Information
You will need to walk a short distance from your car to the campsite - no caravans or camper trailers
There are a total of 9 campsites

Bookings and contact information
You are not able to book these campsites - first come basis
For more information contact the NPWS Blue Mountains (Blackheath) office on:
Phone:(02) 4787 8877 (more contact details)

Free Camping - no camp fees apply
Adult=$0 Per Night
Children=$0 Per Night
No car entry fees apply
Vehicle=$0 Per Day

Pit or composting toilets are available
No showers are provided on site
No drinking water onsite - bring your own water
Picnic Tables
Picnic tables are provided on site
Pit fire BBQs
Wood fired Pit BBQ's are provided - bring your own wood
Electric of Gas BBQs
Gas or electric BBQ's are not provided
Rubbish Bins
No rubbish bins provided - take your own rubbish with you
Fires are generally permitted at this campsite, be aware of local fire bans.

There are places to swim

Nearest known Camping Stores
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Summit Gear 11 Ross St , Glenbrook (02) 4739 4373 14.7 km
Paddy Pallin 166 Katoomba St , Katoomba (02) 4782 4466 15.3 km
Boots Great Outdoors Shop 25 Home Centre Wolseley St , Penrith (02) 4733 5744 19.2 km
Summit Gear 80- Bathurst Rd , Katoomba (02) 4782 3018 15.5 km
Kangaroo Tent City Cnr Mulgoa & Blaikie Rds, Penrith (02) 4733 4111 19.7 km

Park information

Blue Mountains National Park Check for park closures and fire bans

Attracting over 3 million visitors annually, Blue Mountains National Park holds some of Australia's most spectacular and diverse wilderness areas. Explore the Grose Valley, with its sheer sandstone cliffs, waterfalls and scenic walking, or enjoy the famous views of the Three Sisters. Easy access makes a day trips very worthwhile, but with such diversity it would be great to stay in one of the many B&B's and spend a few days soaking up the region.

Cost to drive a car into the park (if you do not have a valid pass)


Camping is available in the park

$0 to $5

Public toilets are available in the park

Region: Sydney & Surrounds
Park fees

Campsites in Blue Mountains National Park
Acacia Flat
Burralow Creek camping ground
Coxs River Camping Area
Euroka campground - Appletree Flat campervan and camper trailer area
Euroka campground
Ingar campground
Mount Werong campground
Murphys Glen campground
Perrys Lookdown campground
Euroka Campground - Darug
Euroka Campground - Red Gum
Euroka Campground - Nioka
Euroka Campground - Bennetts Ridge

Maps of campsite

Locality Map

Local area Topographical Map
Map Scale 1 km
Location of Ingar campground
Map of Ingar campground
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795

User Comments

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Anonymous - gorgeous | 2009-04-12 20:24:54
For prospective campers, this is a fabulous spot. beautiful creek, great swimming lagoon and great walking.

For admin staff, thankyou for a great resource!
Jess - No more wood fires there? | 2010-07-15 09:56:10
Reading DECCW and Blue Mountains tourist websites, I figured that they don't permit fires here anymore. Have you heard this?
admin - re: No more wood fires there? Super Administrator | 2010-07-15 23:30:20
Jess wrote:
I figured that they don't permit fires here anymore. Have you heard this?

Hi Jess
Thanks for the question, I just gave the NPWS a call this morning and they said that there are still wood BBQ's down there and fires are still OK, but bring your own wood.
Have a great camping trip
Matt :)
loren | 2010-12-11 22:04:48
is there a gate down there that will be locked after a certain time? i dont want to be trapped down there if anything bad happened....
Peter - Easy to get a spot? | 2012-04-11 11:20:43
Hi, my girlfriend were thinking of staying here on a Saturday night in a couple of weeks and I'm just trying to get a feel for how popular the place is.

If we arrive at 4pm on Saturday afternoon are we likely to get a campsite? Should we arrive earlier than that?

Thanks a lot
admin - re: Easy to get a spot? Super Administrator | 2012-04-11 14:38:09
Peter wrote:
..... are we likely to get a campsite? Should we arrive earlier than that?

Hi Peter
I suspect you would be OK, but I can't be sure. At the moment this note is on the NPWS website
NPWS wrote:
Ingar Campsite Loop Road is closed due to wash outs and muddy road conditions. The day use area and car park remain open. This means that campers must walk from the day use area to campsites (about 100m).

With a 100m walkin I think enough people will not bother that you should find a spot. Have a backup plan just in case it is full. Would be worth getting in earlier in case you need to find a backup campsite.
Matt :)
Leah Rudman | 2013-07-19 06:43:53
Hi matt,

How are things looking fir Saturday night camping? If only got a you think il be ok?

Thanks mate,
Leah :)
Ruth | 2013-09-25 04:01:45
Is this campsite currently open?
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