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Jacobs River Picnic And Camping Area
Kosciuszko National Park 40 Campsites


General info


Getting there
The campsite is accessible by all weather unsealed roads suitable for 2wd vehicles
406.3 km SW of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 36° 44′ 58.56"S Longitude 148° 26′ 44.88"E (-36.74960, 148.44580)
The campsite is signposted on the side of Barry way, 20km North of the NSW/Vic border.

General Information
You can park a trailer, or a tent in this campground - but no caravans
There are a total of 40 campsites
This campsite sits on the flats just north of the junction of the Snowy and Jacobs Rivers. The pleasant campsite has access to Jacobs River, and requires a little more effort to walk down to the Snowy. The campsites are unmarked but there is a fair bit of room.

Bookings and contact information
You are not able to book these campsites - first come basis
For more information contact the NPWS Snowy Mountains (Jindabyne) office on:
Phone:(02) 6450 5600 (more contact details)

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

Facilities
Toilets
Pit or composting toilets are available
Showers
No showers are provided on site
Water
There is water onsite (or from a nearby creek) that can be treated for drinking
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
Campfires
Fires are generally permitted at this campsite, be aware of local fire bans.


Activities
Swimming
There are places to swim


Nearest known Camping Stores
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Paddy Pallin Adventure Centre Thredbo Turnoff, Jindabyne (02) 6456 2922 40 km
Larry Adler Ski & Outdoor 3 Nuggets Crsng, Jindabyne (02) 6457 2233 40.3 km
Wilderness Sports Nuggets Crossing, Jindabyne 1800 654 168 40.3 km
Snowy Camping World 106 Sharp St , Cooma (02) 6452 2729 83.6 km
Barbeques Galore (Bega) 274 Carp St , Bega (02) 6492 4054 124.6 km

Photo Gallery

 
Sign to Jacobs River Picnic And Camping Area
 
Sign to Jacobs River Picnic And Camping Area +
 
Welcome to Jacobs River Camping Area
 
Welcome to Jacobs River Camping Area +
 
Driving into Jacobs River Camping Area
 
Driving into Jacobs River Camping Area +

 
Fire pits
 
Fire pits +
 
Enjoying the river
 
Enjoying the river +
 
The road in Jacobs River Camping Area
 
The road in Jacobs River Camping Area +

 
Walking track from Jacobs River Camping Area
 
Walking track from Jacobs River Camping Area +
 
Picnic Table and fire pit
 
Picnic Table and fire pit +
 
Jacobs River Camping Area
 
Jacobs River Camping Area +

Maps of campsite


Locality Map




Local area Topographical Map
Map Scale 1 km
Location of Jacobs River Picnic And Camping Area
Map of Jacobs River Picnic And Camping Area
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795   www.lands.nsw.gov.au

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