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Powell Creek camping area
Powell Creek camping area is situated overlooking Powell Creek, on a stony plateau amongst the low wattles and mulga trees. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity; the area is ideal for bird watching, photography and bush walking.
- High clearance 4WD
Camping area facilities
- Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
- Tent camping
- Camper trailer camping
- Tent camping beside car
Features: overlooking Powell Creek, with views along sections of open gorge and smooth rock holes carved and worn from years of flooding. Panoramic views across the plateau at sunset.
Location: the camping area is approximately 7km south-west of the park entrance. Vehicles must not cross Powell Creek.
Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD vehicles and off-road camper trailers (only). It is not accessible for caravans, buses or motorhomes.
Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your 4WD; off-road camper trailers.
Camp site surface: Rock. Driving tent pegs into the hard ground is difficult, so other means of stablilizing your structure will be required.
Facilities: none. BYO portable toilet, or be prepared to bury human waste and toilet paper in rocky ground at least 150m away from watercourses.
Open fires: allowed in fireplaces only (except when fire bans apply)—bring your own firewood. Fuel stoves are recommended. Use water to extinguish your fire before you leave.
Generator use: prohibited.
Essentials to bring: food and drinking water, sturdy storage containers and rubbish bags, portable toilet, insect repellent, sun protection, first-aid kit, reliable torch. Read more about before you visit.
Mobile phone coverage: not available. Use of satellite phones and UHF radios are recommended.