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Stony Creek Group Campground

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Stony Creek Group Camping Area is available for school or large groups undertaking overnight walks in the Wonderland Range, Mt Rosea area and on the Grampians Peaks Trail. Vehicle accessible off Stony Creek Road, this camping area is an informal, temporary group campsite intended set amongst stringy bark forest, banksias and rocky outcrops.

Access

Best accessed by hikers via a 0.52 km side track to Stony Creek Group Camp, 1.36 km from the Mt Rosea Carpark. Vehicle access is available 13 km southwest of Halls Gap on unsealed Stony Creek Road with parking available for one 4WD vehicle.

Bookings

Advance bookings and payment are required year round. Bookings are non-allocated and are charged per person.

Campsites

Non-designated sites, this camping area is suitable for groups of up to 16 people in total, with space for eight 2-3 person tents. Sites are unpowered.

Facilities

Non-flush toilet (please provide your own toilet paper) and a shared fireplace.

Water

No drinking water supplied, please bring your own.

Campfires

Only allowed in the designated fireplace – supply your own wood.

Rubbish

There is no rubbish collection at this campground, please take all rubbish with you.

Register your trip

Prior to undertaking an overnight hike in the Grampians, groups or individuals must register with Brambuk -  The National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap. Groups must lodge a Group Activity Statement (GAS), while Individuals undertaking the hike must lodge a Trip Intention Form. For further information contact Brambuk on (03) 8427 2058.

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Campfire guidelines

Light fires only in the fireplaces provided or instead use a portable camping stove

Ensure fires are never left unattended and are completely out before you leave

During summer and autumn Total Fire Bans are common - this means no open fires can be lit

For information on Total Fire Bans call the Victorian Bushfire Information Line on 1800 240 667

Be safe, be prepared - Overnight hiking

  • Plan your route according to your group’s ability and experience.
  • Each member of the party should carry a topographic map and a compass, and know how to navigate with them.
  • Pack clothing suitable for a wide range of weather conditions, including waterproof rain jacket and pants, warm layers and clothing to protect from the sun.
  • Check all equipment prior to departure to ensure you are properly prepared.
  • Water is usually not available in summer and autumn.
  • Ensure all group members carry at least 3-4 litres per person per day.
  • Walkers should have a sound knowledge of first aid in a wilderness environment.
  • If you are using a GPS, ensure the datum corresponds to the map you are using.
  • Please follow minimal impact hiking principles.