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This is one of several camping sites located within the Kingower State Forest. Take some time to enjoy the beautiful Box-Ironbark forests near Inglewood and Dunolly. These forests contain diverse native plants and animals. Picturesque Box-Ironbark forest is a great place to get away from it all, relax and appreciate natural beauty.
Dunolly is located 190 km north west of Melbourne and 62 km west of Bendigo. From Melbourne, head north west along the Calder Highway. Turn left on to the Pyrenees Highway, which leads to Maryborough. From Maryborough, head north along the Bendigo _ Maryborough Road and then veer left along the Maryborough Dunolly Road until you reach Dunolly.
Fees are not charged and booking is not necessary, although the camping areas may be crowded during peak holiday periods.
The site is a basic bushcamp with picnic table and BBQ, there are no toilets on site.
There are no facilities for rubbish collection so you must take rubbish with you when you leave and ensure the area is clean for future campers.
THINGS TO DO
This area is abundant is Flora and Fauna and provides excellent opportunities for recreational four-wheel-driving, camping, and bushwalking.
Only camp in an existing campsite rather than create a new one and camp at least 20 meters from any stream, lake or reservoir.
Do not dig trenches around tents.
Take your rubbish home. Do not bury or dump litter in the forest.
Where drop toilets are provided, please use them for their intended purposes. Do NOT use these toilets to empty chemical waste from cassette toilets or for the disposal of general waste.
Campfires are permitted, provided the following guidelines are observed:
The fire is in a fireplace or trench 30 cm deep. Please use existing fireplaces rather than create your own.
The fire is not more than 1 square metre and 3 metres around the fire is cleared.
The fire is not left unattended and is put out before you leave.
Collect only fallen wood for fires _ Cutting down trees or damaging standing vegetation is not permitted.
Fires of all types, including portable gas and liquid fuel stoves, are prohibited on days of TOTAL FIRE BAN
It is your responsibility to know if a TOTAL FIRE BAN is declared.
For up to date information about Fire Bans refer to www.emergency.vic.gov.au
Be aware of your and your vehicle’s limitations. Most of our forest roads are dirt roads, many are four-wheel drive only (particularly after rain!) and are typically narrower than urban roads so always keep to the left.
With the exception of Murrindindi Scenic Reserve (east of Buxton) and Steavenson Falls Reserve (near Marysville), you may bring your dog into Victorian state forests, provided they are under your control at all times.
For more detailed information please visit the DELWP website via the link below.
FRC are still in the process of obtaining more information about this site and it will be updated as it comes to hand.
Data courtesy of: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
60.6 km West of Bendigo, VIC