Just over 10 minutes’ drive from Moama is the Benarca Campgrounds on Benarca Forest Road. Part of the sprawling Murray Valley Regional Park, there are nine camping areas to choose from, so you can enjoy riverside recreation or forest camping. Bookings are essential, and the campgrounds are all dog friendly.
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MOULAMEIN RIVER RESERVE
Follow the historic Moulamein River Walk and find a spot to for free camping on the banks on in the nearby bush, close to the Edward River, close to the centre of Moulamein. While there are no facilities, toilets and water are available at the nearby Moulamein Football Oval and Bowling Club.
The area offers great fishing and a quiet place to relax, with the added advantage off being close to Moulamein to stock up on supplies or grab a coffee. Park in the Big Tree Car Park off Moulamein Road and explore the area on foot from there.
WAKOOL RIVER CAMPING
Follow Wakool Road for about 9km out of the town of Wakool, and you’ll cross the Wakool River. Near the boat ramp on the south side of the bridge, there’s a open, grassy area ideal for setting up a riverside camp. There’s a dirt track, making it accessible to caravans and RVs, and the boat ramp makes it a popular place for campers and day-trippers to enjoy some fishing.
Toilets are available, and you’re welcome to bring your dog.
More information: Full Range Camping
WAKOOL RECREATION RESERVE
This RV-friendly camping spot is on Dampier Street in the heart of the small township of Wakool, less than 30 minutes north-east of Barham. The reserve has had a major upgrade in recent times, and features solar lighting and new coin-operated shower facilities. There is also a dump point for RVs.
Between Tooleybuc and Balranald, the Kyalite Campground hugs a bend in the Wakool River. Part of the Murray Valley Regional Park, the area offers free bush or riverbank camping in unmarked sites. There are no facilities. Entry is just off Yanga Way, east of the Wakool River. Close by, off Kyalite Road, is another river and forest camping area, this time on the banks of the Edward River.
More information: National Parks NSW