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Campground Simpsons Gap Campsite (Near Trailhead Area)
1st campsite area
Cleared tent pad
New trailhead shelter & campsite
Cleared tent pads at new shelter area
Rating Average
Designation Campground Designated (official) campsite
Main Area Facilities TrailheadPark & Trail InformationCampsite/CampgroundWaterToiletsGas BBQShelterParkingTables, Chairs and/or Tent PadsRubbish BinsRanger StationNo Campfires
Campsite Facilities Trailhead ShelterCampground/CampingWaterToiletsShelterTables, Chairs and/or Tent PadsNo Campfires
Water Tank Water Yes- Tap. Located near Trailhead & at new shelter
Capacity 1st campsite 3-4 tents. New shelter area: 4-6 tents
Camping Fees None
Campsite Access Trail Access Only. Main area has 2WD vehicle access
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point 1st campsite is about 200m from trailhead along Section 2 of the trail
Point 2nd campsite with new shelter is approx another 200m away.
Point Campsite facilities at 1st campsite are very basic. New trailhead has more.
Point Simpson Gap is nearby. Short walk.
Links & Additional Info
Section 1 | Section 2 | S2 Trailhead - Simpsons Gap
 
Campground Mulga Camp
Mulga Camp area
Tables & chairs
Cleared areas for tents. Soft ground.
Cleared areas for tents. Soft ground.
Rating Good
Designation Campground Designated (official) campsite
Campsite Facilities Park & Trail InformationCampsite/CampgroundWaterToiletsTables, Chairs and/or Tent PadsNo Campfires
Water Water Yes- Tanks
Capacity Open Area
Camping Fees None
Campsite Access Trail Access Only
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point Nice flat area amongst mulga. No rocks. Soft ground.
Point Plenty of space. Suits large group camping.
Point Toilet. Proper table and chairs, a nice but rare bonus.
Point Mulga campsite is being relocated nearby in 2014.
Links & Additional Info
Section 2
 
Campground Jay Creek Campsite (Trailhead)
Jay Creek trailhead shelter
Inside the trailhead shelter
Campsite furniture
Creek bed camping on Jay Creek
Rating Very Good
Designation Campground Designated (official) campsite
Campsite Facilities TrailheadPark & Trail InformationCampsite/CampgroundWaterToiletsShelterTables, Chairs and/or Tent PadsTrailhead ShelterGas BBQNo Campfires
Water Water Yes- Tanks
Capacity Shelter Area: 3-4 tents. Bush camping - Open Area
Camping Fees None
Campsite Access See Jay Creek Access Page
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point Large shelter with protected sleeping areas, seating, gas BBQ.
Point Tent pads and furniture just outside the shelter.
Point Scenic area. Great camping along Jay Creek sandy areas
Point Located in an open area, little shade.
Links & Additional Info
Section 3 | S3 Trailhead - Jay Creek | Jay Creek Access Track
 
 
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