Jarnem Campground is located 32 km from the entrance of Keep River National Park. Camping facilities are basic and it is suitable for tents and caravans. Aboriginal sites, spectacular geology and many different habitats features in the Park.
Located 468 kilometres from Katherine, it sits right on the Territory’s border with Western Australia. The Park entrance is 3 km east of the NT/WA border.
Please note: GPS Co-Ordinates are approximate and provided in most cases to get you to the National Park entrance. Once inside the park there should be signs to the actual camp grounds. Failing this please check with National Parks for further directions.
FEES & BOOKINGS
Camping Fee per night: Adults: $3.30, Child (5-15 years): $1.65
Family (2 adults, 4 children): $7.70
Tables, barbecues and pit toilets.
Drinking water is available at Jarnem and along the road just past the Ranger Station turnoff.
THINGS TO DO
Visitors to the Park are provided with excellent opportunities for bushwalking, photography and the chance to learn about geological events that have shaped this landscape.
Past evidence of volcanic activity, massive marine deposits and glaciations are visible in the rocks and landforms of this region.
Take your rubbish away with you. Rubbish bins are not provided.
Generators are only permitted at Goorrandalng campground and must be turned off by 8.30pm
All vehicles are restricted to formed roads only.
Bushwalkers planning long walks or camping overnight outside the formal camping areas MUST NOTIFY a Ranger before setting off.
Special conditions for overnight hikers involves getting a permit which can take up to a week or more to process so you need to be pre-organized and contact the Rangers for a copy of the permit and the other information you need to provide Rangers with.
NO self guiding pamphlets are available for any of the walking tracks here. There is interpretive information at the walks and visitor centre.
Do not swim.
The rules listed above pertain to this particular camp site. For more detailed information direct from the National Parks web site, please click on the relevant links below.
FEES & PARK PERMITS, TRAVELLING TIPS, PETS IN PARKS, CROCODILES
We are still in the process of obtaining more information about this site.
Data & Photos courtesy of: Parks and Wildlife Commission Northern Territory.
Address & Contact
via Victoria Highway
Parks and Wildlife NT