Middle Creek Camping Area


Middle Creek Camping Area

This quiet and secluded dry forest and woodland setting makes for an ideal place to unwind and relax in nature. Watch as crimson rosellas dart between trees and wedge tailed eagles soar overhead.
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Ideal for large groups, this popular camping area offers 30 unpowered campsites, suitable for tents, camper trailers, campervans and caravans.

The campground features a public shelter with a stone fireplace and non-flushing toilets. There are communal fireplaces and shared picnic tables throughout.

There is no drinking water available and you need to bring your own firewood.

The access road is unsealed but suitable for 2WD.

Individual campsites cannot be reserved, please select your campsite within the campground on arrival.

Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round. Each campsite holds a maximum of 6 people. Please book multiple sites for bookings of more than 6 people.

Things To Do

Walking in a bush setting

Mount Buangor

Mount Buangor is the highest peak in the area, offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.
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.
Father and son bird watching on boardwalk

Bird watching

From bushland to wetlands and everything in between, parks provide habitat to an abundance of common and rare bird species. Go for a wander and see how many you can spot.

How to get there

Middle Creek Camping Area

Mount Buangor State Park is located between Ararat and Beaufort on the Western Highway, Route A8. Take Ferntree Gully Road off the Western Highway. Just after the park entrance keep left on to Jimmy Smith Rd and Middle Creek Camping Area is on the left.

Need to know

Middle Creek Camping Area

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.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Full Park Closure - Mount Buangor State Park

    Due to ongoing bushfire activity, the Mount Buangor State Park is closed for public safety until further notice. This includes Middle Creek, Ferntree and Bailes Camping Areas and all walking tracks.

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