Balquhidder Camp Site

Accommodation type  campsite
Guidebook map  Southern Guidebook, chapter 1, map 4
Location By creek next to Mount Scrub Road. Water tank and shelter across from the junction of two creeks (GR 641 554), 125m north of the stile (GR 642 554) on Mount Scrub Road.
Grid reference 641 554
Latitude -35.6165758726
Longitude 138.3955304769
Contact http://www.heysentrail.asn.au/
Bookings No
Fee None
Facilities Campsite. Water tank and small shelter under construction completed in early 2012.
History Photos of the construction of the shelter & water tank from December 2011: https://picasaweb.google.com/115827045141699129695/Balquhidder?authuser=0&feat=directlink
Please note This is a new campsite, first published in the third edition of the Southern Guidebook, May 2010 (which shows the Balquihidder West Campsite - http://www.heysentrail.asn.au/forums/viewtopic.php?t=239&accom_id=239 - moved 2km east to this new location.)

This is a 10HA site recently aquired by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
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  New shelter, March 2012

New shelter, March 2012

Road (left) and campsite (far right) shown relative to each other. Campsite seen by the 3 orange tents

Road (left) and campsite (far right) shown relative to each other. Campsite seen by the 3 orange tents


The stile shows some tent icon signs (GR 642 554)

The stile shows some tent icon signs (GR 642 554)

Water tank and shelter under construction

Water tank and shelter under construction

View from site of shelter (GR 641 554)

View from site of shelter (GR 641 554)




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Balquhidder Camp Site


 
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Picturesque campsite at junction of two creeks, a few hundred metres off little used dirt road.
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