Olney HQ Camping Area is a great stopover – and it is free!

If you are travelling along the Central Coast of New South Wales Olney State Forest is a great spot to stop over. Located in a popular recreation area, this free camp site is great for both families and small groups. Located west of Lake Macquarie, the area is impressively green and is bordered by Watagan State Forest, Wyong State Forest and Watagans National Park. In both 2012 and 2013, the State Forests of the Watagan Mountains won the Gold Award for Adventure Tourism in the Hunter Central Coast Tourism Awards and won a bronze award for tourist attraction in 2011. It’s safe to say you won’t get bored during your stay.

Where: 16 km West of Cooranbong
Toilets: Yes
Camp Fires: Yes (BBQs available)
Pet friendly: Yes
Showers: No
Water: Yes
Power: No
Mobile Reception: Yes
Big Rig Access: No
Getting There: Take Martinsville Road and Watagan Forest Road (8 km dirt road)

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