Tenterfield, NSW

Tenterfield Camping Spots

Bald Rock National Park Camping Area

This campground is in the middle of the National Park so it is very shady. There is a large turning circle at the picnic area with a camping section that branches off the circle. It is signposted where the designated camping area is. There are several walking tracks from the picnic area including the walk to the top of Bald Rock. Pay and display machines are available but they do not give change so make sure you have the correct money.

Facilities include : Picnic tables : Wood barbecues - supply your own wood : Composting toilets : Water - boil before drinking : NO dogs allowed : Suitable for small caravans only : Park entrance fee plus camping fees apply.

Turn east off Rouse Street (New England Highway) at the northern end of Tenterfield, onto Naas Street (signposted to Woodenbong). After 200 metres veer left onto Logan Street where it is signposted to Bald Rock National Park. Follow this road which becomes Mount Lindesay Road for 27 kilometres then turn left where it is signposted to Bald Rock National Park. follow this narrow sealed road for 5 kilometres to the picnic and camping area.


Glenlyon Dam

This dam is sometimes called Pike Creek Dam or Pike Creek Reservoir. Many water sports are enjoyed here such as skiing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Fish species in the dam include Golden Perch, Murray Cod, Silver Perch, Jew and Spangled Perch. A Stock Impoundment Permit is required to fish here and these are available on site. There are no boating restrictions except near the dam wall. It is also ideal for wildlife viewing and there are walking tracks around the dam.

Facilities include : Picnic tables : Wood barbecues - wood sometimes provided : Drinking water : Public toilets - wheelchair access: Showers : Boat hire and boat ramp : Public phones : Tennis court : Children's playground : Kiosk providing bait, tackle, ice, gas and petrol as well as food and drinks : NO pets allowed : Suitable for tents and all sized caravans. Camping fees apply - Bookings are essential during School Holidays, Christmas Holidays and Public Holidays - For more information phone (02) 6737 5266.

Turn north off the Bruxner Highway, 57 kilometres west of Tenterfield and 82 kilometres east of the Texas turn off onto Mingoola Road (signposted to Sundown National Park and Glenlyon Dam). Travel 4 kilometres then turn left onto Glenlyon Dam Road. The dam is another 6 kilometres.


Tenterfield Showground

This is a large grassy area within walking distance to town.

Facilities include : NO picnic tables : NO barbecues : Toilets : Water : Showers : Power : Rubbish bins provided : Dogs are OK : Suitable for all sized caravans : Camping fees apply - see the caretaker across the road from the entrance gate : Dump point.

Turn west off the New England Highway, opposite the Information Centre onto Miles Street. The entrance to the showground is a short distance on the right.

This page last reviewed on 2 Jan 2018