Jimmy Creek Campground

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Jimmy Creek Campground

Jimmy Creek Campground sits in the surrounds of native bushland, adjacent to the gentle-flowing Wannon River. Set up your caravan or pitch a tent as friendly kangaroos watch on and get ready to explore the best of the Grampians.
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Located halfway between Halls Gap and Dunkeld, Jimmy Creek Campground is perfect for exploring the southern and eastern Grampians.

Follow the Teddy Bear Gap Loop Walk from camp and meander through tall manna gum and black wattle forest before reaching a rocky outcrop with views over the Serra Range. At dusk and dawn, enjoy the company of kangaroos and wallabies as they visit Jimmy Creek Campground at dusk and dawn to feed.

Jimmy Creek Campground contains 13 campsites suitable for tent-based camping, 4 drive-in sites suitable for caravans and campervans, and 4 drive-in sites suitable for camper-trailers, caravans and campervans. Each site at Jimmy Creek Campground accommodates a maximum of 6 people and all campsites are unpowered.

The campground is 2WD accessible and amenities include shared pit-toilets and a cold water shower. There are shared fireplaces with barbecue hot plates and communal picnic tables throughout the campground. Bring your own firewood with you — firewood collection in the park is prohibited.

Things to do

 
A couple in their thirties take in the view along Dead Timber Track.

Hiking and bushwalking

Witness breathtaking natural scenery at some of Victoria’s most iconic places when you lace up your boots and take to a hiking trail.
A couple looks on at a Wombat on Wilsons Promontory National Park,

Wildlife viewing

Get up close and personal with some of Australia's shy native wildlife or look up to spot tree-dwelling mammals and flocks of colourful birds,
Two friends walk along the track south of Redmans Bluff with views of the Serra Range in the background on central section 3 of the GPT

Grampians Peaks Trail

The Grampians Peaks Trail (160km) is a world-class 13-day hiking experience from Mt Zero in the north, through Halls Gap and finishing at Dunkeld. It can also be completed in shorter sections.

Brambuk The National Park and Culture Centre

Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap began with the building of the Brambuk Cultural Centre in 1989 to acknowledge, protect and share the cultures of the Jadawadjali and Djab Wurrung Peoples.

How to get there

Jimmy Creek Campground

Jimmy Creek Campground is located halfway between Halls Gap and Dunkeld, along Grampians Road. The easiest way to access Jimmy Creek Campground from Melbourne is by following the Western Freeway from Melbourne to Ararat. At Ararat, turn onto the Pyrenees Highway and follow signs towards the Grampians National Park.

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Need to know

Jimmy Creek Campground

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Grampians National Park

    Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion

    Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion
     
    Significant Aboriginal cultural values have recently been rediscovered at the Mountain Lion designated rock-climbing and bouldering area.

    While Parks Victoria and Gariwerd Traditional Owners determine a longer-term management response, and out of respect for this significant cultural landscape, visitors are requested to not access this area.

    The Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 protects Aboriginal cultural heritage and significant financial penalties apply for harm caused by individuals or corporate bodies.

    For more information please visit the FAQ Update at the Rock Climbing in Gariwerd link below.

    Temporary Closure Notification – Planned Burn – Oslers Track

    FFMVIC have scheduled ignition for the following Planned Burn within Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park 

    Oslers Track (GR-WIM-HGP-0042)

    Start Date: Wednesday 17 April until advised
     
    Forest Fire Management Victoria advise that the planned burn will be carried out, weather and fuel moisture conditions permitting

    Burn Name: Oslers Track
    Burn No: GR-WIM-HGP-0042
     
    Temporary closures:
    Oslers Track
    Oslers Track Bush Camps
     
     
    Visit & Sign Up: Sign up to Planned Burns Victoria www.vic.gov.au/plannedburns  Set up automated notifications about upcoming planned burns on public land near you. There is no charge to sign up to receive text messages. 

    Download: The Vic Emergency App. Set up a watch zone and choose to be notified about planned burns in the ‘alerts’ settings
     
    Call: The Vic Emergency Hotline on 1800 226 226 and request an interpreter or assistance for hearing difficulties via the National Relay Service. IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 000
     
    Email: For specialist advice about planned burns in the Wimmera District you can contact Horsham FFMVic Office at wimmera.fuelmanagement@delwp.vic.gov.au or phone the office on (03) 8508 1222.

    For Information about park closures and campground bookings within Grampians National Park:
     
    Visit Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre – 277 Grampians Road Halls Gap, Ph 8427 2058 or for bookings and cancellations advice contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre Ph 13 1963 or email info@parks.vic.gov.au
     
    You may see or smell smoke in the vicinity of the burn. For advice on how this may impact your health, visit www.epa.vic.gov.au/smoke
     
     

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Planned Burn closures - Grampians Peaks Trail (S3 Cassidy Gap - Mud dadjug)

    FFMVIC have scheduled ignition for the following Planned Burn within Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park 
     
    Cassidy Gap – GR_WIM_CAV_00071
    Ignition scheduled from Saturday April 20th - Sunday April 21st  and possibly into Monday April 22nd 2024. 
    Closures could remain in place throughout the following week.
    This burn is located 3km north of Dunkeld.