The best camping near Kalyarr National Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Kalyarr National Park adventure.

Discover the vast beauty of Kalyarr National Park and its starlit camping escapes.  

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The best camping near Kalyarr National Park guide



Embark on an adventure to Kalyarr National Park, where the flat expanse of the Hay Plain offers a canvas for the night's sky, twinkling with stars. Here, you can camp by the tranquil Lachlan River, explore cultural trails rich with Aboriginal heritage, and spot an array of wildlife from red kangaroos to emus. Whether you're picnicking at Lake Ita or stargazing from your campsite, Kalyarr is a haven for nature lovers and history enthusiasts alike.

Notable campgrounds

  • Lachlan River campground - Nestled among river red gums, this secluded spot is perfect for a riverside retreat.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your spot at the popular Lachlan River campground.
  • Visit during off-peak seasons for better availability and a quieter experience.
  • Check for any park alerts or closures before planning your trip.
  • Explore nearby camping options for alternative stays amid the park's beauty.

When to go

The ideal time to visit Kalyarr National Park is during autumn, with long days perfect for exploration and cool nights ideal for campfires. Spring brings a colourful display of wildflowers and the return of migratory birds, while winter offers lush greenery and crisp, clear nights for stargazing.

Know before you go

  • Always check the weather as roads can become impassable after rain.
  • Bring a personal locator beacon for safety on longer walks.
  • Respect fire bans and understand total fire ban rules.
  • Mobile reception is limited, so plan accordingly.
  • Remember, Kalyarr National Park may close due to poor weather or fire danger.

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