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Leather Barrel Picnic And Camping Area
Kosciuszko National Park 10 Campsites

General info

Getting there
The campsite is accessible by sealed roads.
402.6 km SW of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 36° 31′ 32.52"S Longitude 148° 11′ 34.8"E (-36.52570, 148.19300)
The campsite is signposted about 16km west of Thredbo Village on The Alpine Way. The campsite is on Leather Barrel Creek.

General Information
You can park a trailer, or a tent in this campground - but no caravans
There are a total of 10 campsites
This is a fairly simple campsite in a lovely valley. The creek is enough to get water from and too get wet in, but no real swimming. There is some walking in the area. Car entry fee will be higher in peak winter period.

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)

Free Camping - no camp fees apply
Adult=$0 Per Night
Children=$0 Per Night
Car entry fees apply
Vehicle=$16 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 is nowhere to swim

Nearest known Camping Stores
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Paddy Pallin Adventure Centre Thredbo Turnoff, Jindabyne (02) 6456 2922 38.2 km
Larry Adler Ski & Outdoor 3 Nuggets Crsng, Jindabyne (02) 6457 2233 40.1 km
Wilderness Sports Nuggets Crossing, Jindabyne 1800 654 168 40.1 km
Snowy Camping World 106 Sharp St , Cooma (02) 6452 2729 89.7 km
Tumuts Fishing Camping & Outdoor 56 Wynyard St , Tumut (02) 6947 1100 136.3 km

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Locality Map

Local area Topographical Map
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Location of Leather Barrel Picnic And Camping Area
Map of Leather Barrel Picnic And Camping Area
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795

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Crolly - Pretty, Quiet | 2014-07-10 14:59:23
Spent 4 nights and enjoyed the solitude and the tall stands of trees driving to Thredbo. Probably wetter than the Diggings but no leaches and the smoothing sounds of the creek made it a great alternative to the standard ski camping holiday. Also very protected from the wind.
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