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The Pines Camping Area
Kosciuszko National Park 100 Campsites

General info

Getting there
The campsite is accessible by sealed roads.
320 km SW of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 35° 26′ 53.88"S Longitude 148° 17′ 3.84"E (-35.44830, 148.28440)
The campsite is 22km south of Tumut along Snowy Mountains Hwy. There is a NPWS sign "The Pines" on the highway at the entrance. The campsite sits between the highway and Blowering Dam.

General Information
You can park a caravan, trailer, or a tent in this campground
There are a total of 100 campsites
This campground spreads out over a large area (especially when the dam level is low) and can host over 100 campsites. The camping areas are un-marked so just find a suitable spot. The car park at the top has toilets, hand wash basin and space for motor homes. The lower sections of the camping area are more open with a few trees and garbage bins.

Bookings and contact information
You are not able to book these campsites - first come basis
For more information contact the NPWS Snowy Mountains (Tumut) office on:
Phone:(02) 6947 7025 (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
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
There are rubbish bins provided on site
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)
Tumuts Fishing Camping & Outdoor 56 Wynyard St , Tumut (02) 6947 1100 17.2 km
Hiscocks 167 Crawford St , Queanbeyan (02) 6299 7600 86.7 km
Edge Outdoor & Cycle Centre The 80 Parker St , Cootamundra (02) 6942 3969 93.3 km
Sportsmans Warehouse 34 Baylis St , Wagga Wagga (02) 6931 7255 91 km
Aussie Disposals 153b Baylis St , Wagga Wagga (02) 6921 6300 91 km

Photo Gallery

Welcome to the Pines
Welcome to the Pines +
Road into the pines
Road into the pines +
Toilet Block
Toilet Block +

The Dunny
The Dunny +
Accessible toielt
Accessible toielt +
Wheelchair access and ramp
Wheelchair access and ramp +

Looking down to the dam from the carpark
Looking down to the dam from the carpark +
Blowering Dam
Blowering Dam +
Road down to access the water
Road down to access the water +

Plenty of space to camp
Plenty of space to camp +
Some secluded spots and trees
Some secluded spots and trees +
Car park and motorhomes
Car park and motorhomes +

Maps of campsite

Locality Map

Local area Topographical Map
Map Scale 1 km
Location of The Pines Camping Area
Map of The Pines Camping Area
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795

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