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Currawong Camping Area

Currawong Camping Area
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Currawong Camping area, in Chichester State Forest, is a grassy clearing on the Telegherry River, on the other side of the river to the Telegherry Camping Area. It is free to camp there, and on a first come first served basis (no bookings). There are garbage bins, non-flush toilets and fire pits available, though there is no potable water. Pets are allowed. 4WD accessible only as there is a river crossing to access the area.

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Driving There

From Stroud Hill Road (east of Dungog, west of Stroud Road) head north along Main Creek Road, following the signs towards "Telegherry Forest Park" - this Google Map provides accurate directions all the way to Telegherry Camping Area, which is the entrance route through to Currawong Camping Area. Follow the road in to Telegherry Camping Area, drive through it and then cross the Telegherry River in to the Currawong Camping Area.

The road is 2wd and Caravan accessible all the way to Telegherry Camping Area, but 4WD only when accessing Currawong Camping Area via the river crossing.

The Campsite


There are rubbish bins, fireplaces and non-flush toilets available. There is no potable water though.

Camping Style and Cost

Car camping on flat lawn. Camping trailers and caravans can be used on site no problem. All camping is free and on a first come first served basis.


Pets are allowed.


Cool, rainforest setting with a nice grass covering right next to a freshwater stream. Easy access to 4WDing and dirt bike trails, though Dirt Bikes are not allowed to be ridden in to the campground.


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      Telegherry Camping Area Entrance
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      Telegherry Camping Area Information
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      Currawong Camping Area Toilets
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      Currawong Camping Area
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