Bethungra Dam Free Camp – NSW

Bethungra Dam Free Camp – NSW

Bethungra Dam is a free camping area provided by Junee Council and has a single drop toilet and rubbish bins.  Access is via around 5km of gravel road from the Olympic Highway just North of Bethungra village which lies between Junee and Cootamundra.

A the time of our visit (March 2018) the water level was low and warning signs were up for Algae levels, however it was still a very pleasant bush camp for a few days.  Most of the area is not level but most of us carry levelling devices and it only takes a few minutes to level up.  During our 5 days here we had between 5 and 20 vans each night, although we were alone when we arrived at 11am on a Thursday.

All in all we would recommend this as a good value free camp, obviously well maintained by council; Bethungra only has a Hotel but shopping on the way here can be done in either Junee or Cootamundra or further afield in Wagga Wagga.

View the Bethungra Dam Free Camp in the FRC Directory



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About Keith Thompson

Keith and Frances retired at the end of 2013 and have been travelling Australia since; currently in a Landcruiser 105 towing a Windsor Statesman van. We take many photographs and some video in our travels and post in our blog on every location visited as well as posting some videos on YouTube. Our blog is also being expanded and developed to give some information and advice on caravanning and on Places visited; Keith also does some part time work for Free Range Camping and is a contributor of articles and photographs of sites.