Critical Alert 

Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


Ben Lomond at night
Ben Lomond at night

Ben Lomond camping

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Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


A valid parks pass is required for entry to Tasmania's national parks.
Tent    Caravan/Campervan   
Fees:

​​No charge

Bookings:

​Bookings are not taken, campsites are allocated on a first come, first serve basis.   

The campground is located 1 km inside the park on the left-hand side. It is clearly marked with a signpost.

About

​A small camping area in the Ben Lomond National Park is located several kilometres below the summit, in a beautiful area of lowland gums and mountain pepper bushes. 

It offers 6 unpowered sites that are suitable for tents or campervans, and are allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

Facilities at the campground include a toilet, drinking water, and a lookout. 

Remote bush camping is also permitted within the park but campers must not set up within 500 metres of any road. Fuel stoves should be used.