Centenary Park - Upper Gums Camping Area (Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park)


Centenary Park - Upper Gums Camping Area (Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park)

Set up your tent amongst remnant Yellowgum woodland at Upper Gums, the smallest of the three camping areas, a perfect base for exploring the park trails, relaxing and admiring nature at the base of the stunning sandstone escarpment.

How to get there

Centenary Park - Upper Gums Camping Area (Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park)

Need to know

Centenary Park - Upper Gums Camping Area (Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Fees apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No drones without a permit
  • No horses


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Vehicles
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Park closures due to COVID19

Ahead of the Easter long weekend, Parks Victoria has closed additional high-visitation parks to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This Easter the message is clear. Stay home. Protect our health system. Save Lives. This park will be closed from midnight on 8 April 2020 until further notice to protect the health of staff and volunteers. For further information please go to www.parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19

Campground closure

As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campsites, camping grounds and caravan parks closed from midnight 25 March 2020.
People can continue to live on a closed caravan park or camping ground if it is registered as their primary place of residence or if they are staying in caravan parks as interim accommodation where their primary residence is not available. For further information go to parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19

Aboriginal cultural heritage rediscovered at Taylors Rock

Significant Aboriginal cultural heritage, including rock art, has been rediscovered at Taylors Rock (Declaration Crag) in Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park.

Visitors are requested to respectfully avoid entering the area. 

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