Great South West Walk - Simsons Camping Area (Lower Glenelg National Park)

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Great South West Walk - Simsons Camping Area (Lower Glenelg National Park)

Nestled among dry eucalypt forest, Simson Camping Area is a short distance from the township of Nelson. Nestled among dry eucalypt forest, Simson Camping Area is a short distance from the township of Nelson. 

How to get there

Great South West Walk - Simsons Camping Area (Lower Glenelg National Park)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

Great South West Walk - Simsons Camping Area (Lower Glenelg National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No bicycles
  • Management vehicle only
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • No vehicles
  • Fees apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No drones without a permit

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.

Partial closure for planned burn from 26 March

Planned burning operations are scheduled in this park which will result in the closure of Moores Track North from the time of ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from 26 March 2020 and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at https://plannedburns.ffm.vic.gov.au

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

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