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Campground Serpentine Chalet Dam Campsite (Trailhead)
Cleared tent pad
View of campsite looking south
View of campsite area
Cleared tent pad areas amongst Mulga
Rating Very Good
Designation Campground Designated (official) campsite
Campsite Facilities TrailheadPark & Trail InformationCampsite/CampgroundWaterToiletrsNo Campfires
Water Tank Water Yes- Tank
Capacity 5-6 tents
Camping Fees None
Campsite Access Trail Access Only. 4WD Road access nearby
Maps & GPS Data Shown on Trail Maps External Link
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point Nice and well protected campsite. Good vegetation and shade. Cozy.
Point Tent pads are comfortable and located in nice shady areas
Point One of the most comfortable campsites along the trail.
Point Serpentine Chalet Dam is close by.
Links & Additional Info
Section 9 | S9 Trailhead - Serpentine Chalet Dam
 
Campground Waterfall Gorge Campsite
Broad views of Waterfall Gorge area
Main campsite (southern end)
Cleared tent pads (southern end)
Cleared tent pad (Northern end)
Rating Good
Designation Campground Designated (official) campsite
Campsite Facilities Campground Tent pads only
Water None
Capacity 3-4 tents south side. 1-2 tents north side.
Camping Fees None
Campsite Access Trail Access Only
Maps & GPS Data Shown on Trail Maps External Link
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point Nice half way campsite. Beautiful scenery surrounding the campsite
Point Very little shade and vegetation. Open area.
Point South side campsite is the main campsite.
Point Single tent pads also located on northern side of gorge. Much cozier area.
Links & Additional Info
Section 9
 
Mt Giles Lookout Campsite
Campsite area looking north east
Cleared tent pad, with views to the E
Western views close to the campsite
Looking W from the campsite
Rating Good
Designation Unofficial campsite used frequently by walkers
Campsite Facilities Campground Tent pads only
Water None
Capacity 3 tents
Camping Fees None
Campsite Access Trail Access Only
Maps & GPS Data  
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point Excellent views of Mount Giles and the surrounding ranges
Point Superb sunrise and sunset views
Point Very open area, no shade and can be windy at night
Point Solid ground tent pads
Links & Additional Info
Section 9
 
Hermits Hideaway Campsite
Campsite area
Nearby views from campsite
Large cleared tent pad area
Tent pad with western views
Rating Very Good
Designation Unofficial campsite used frequently by walkers
Campsite Facilities Campground Tent pads only
Water None
Capacity 7-8 tents
Camping Fees None
Campsite Access Trail Access Only
Maps & GPS Data  
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point One of the best remote campsites along the trail
Point A number of cleared tent pads
Point Cozy and enclosed area. Superb views of surrounding area.
Point Strictly no campfires.
Links & Additional Info
Section 9 |
 
Campground Ormiston Gorge Campsite (Trailhead Area)
Campsite area with gas BBQ/furniture
Tent pads & general campsite area
Ormiston Gorge area
Tent pads on western end of campsite
Rating Very Good
Designation Campground Designated (official) campsite
Main Area Facilities TrailheadPark & Trail InformationCampsite/CampgroundWaterToiletrsGas BBQShelterParkingTables, Chairs and/or Tent PadsShowerRanger StationKioskRubbish BinsFood Storage
Campsite Facilities Campsite/CampgroundWaterToiletrsGas BBQTables, Chairs and/or Tent PadsNo Campfires
Water Tank Water Yes- Taps
Capacity Open area - Large
Camping Fees Yes - $10 per person/per night
Campsite Access 2WD Road access
Maps & GPS Data Shown on Trail Maps External Link
Restrictions No Fires Strictly No Campfires or Open Fires
Snapshot Description
Point One the largest and most established campsites on the trail
Point Main visitor area has a lot of facilities, including showers, kiosk, storage
Point Great short side walks from this location ( i.e. Ormiston Pound Walk)
Point Easy 2WD access. Trailhead is located about 300m from campsite
Links & Additional Info
Section 9 | Section 10 | S10 Trailhead Ormiston Gorge
 
 
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