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Kiata Campground
from Parks Victoria
 
Horseshoe Bend Campground
from Parks Victoria
 
Horseshoe Bend on the Wimmera River
from Parks Victoria
 
Ackle Bend
from Parks Victoria
 

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  • At Horseshoe Bend Camping Area visitors may notice that Red Gums are currently experiencing dieback, this is caused by a native insect, known as a Psyllid. Find out more. at Horseshoe Bend Campground, Tuesday 23 May, 2017
  • At Ackle Bend Camping Area visitors may notice that Red Gums are currently experiencing dieback, this is caused by a native insect, known as a Psyllid. Find out more. at Ackle Bend Campground, Tuesday 23 May, 2017
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Horseshoe Bend, Ackle Bend and Kiata campgrounds are popular locations for vehicle-based camping. These sites are accessible by two wheel drive vehicle.

Camping fees apply at Horseshoe Bend and Ackle Bend campgrounds. Advance bookings and payment are required year round.

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Hike-in campgrounds for the Little Desert Discovery Walk are located at Yellow Gums and Mallee Walker’s camps.

Basic bush camping is available at Broughton’s waterhole and Red Gum Swamp, which are only accessible by four wheel drive.

Dispersed camping is permitted in the central and western blocks of the park. These areas are only accessible by four wheel drive.

 

  • Ackle Bend

    Ackle Bend Campground This campground provides great views, particularly at sunset. Walkers can follow a 1km track to the Wimmera River before returning to the campgrounds.AccessAckle Bend camping area is located on the…

  • Broughtons Waterhole

    Broughtons Waterhole This campground is set in among yellow gum woodland. Access Broughtons Waterhole camping area is accessible off the McDonald Highway on a road suitable for four wheel drive vehicles only.…

  • Horseshoe Bend Campground

    Horseshoe Bend Campground This campground is surrounded by an impressive bend of the Wimmera River and provides great views, particularly at sunset.AccessHorseshoe Bend camping area is located on the Wimmera River, south of…

  • Kiata Campground

    Kiata Campground This campground is set in among yellow gum and blackbox woodland.AccessKiata Campground is located 10km south of the Kiata township on the Western Highway. The road is unsealed and is…

  • Mallee hike-in camp

    Mallee Walkers Camp Access Mallee walkers camp is located on the northern loop of the Little Desert Discovery Walk, halfway between Kiata and Horseshoe Bend camping areas. Bookings No booking is required. Camping…

  • wildlife - kangaroo

    Red Gum Swamp Access Red Gum Swamp camping area is accessible off Nhill-Harrow Road on a sandy track suitable for four wheel drive vehicles only. Bookings No booking is required. Camping is on…

  • Camper in tent

    Yellow Gums Walkers Camp Access Yellow Gums Walkers Camp is located on the southern loop of the Little Desert Discovery Walk, between Kiata and Horseshoe Bend camping areas. Bookings No booking is required. Camping…

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