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Nanga Mill Campground

Once the site of a jarrah saw mill, Nanga Mill is now a campground sheltered by a grove of pine trees and a trailhead for a number of popular walks.

Details

  • Attraction Fee:$11 adult per night, $7 concession card holder per night, $3 child per night (over 5 and under 16 years)
  • Feature:Toilet,Picnic Table,Bridge,Dogs Allowed - Yes,2WD Access - No
  • Activity:Mountain Biking,Fishing,Canoeing / Kayaking,Bush Walking,Swimming

Description

The original Nanga Mill burnt down in suspicious circumstances in 1941, after the Depression had taken its toll on the nearby, and once flourishing, Nanga Townsite. A new smaller mill was built to replace the original, but Nanga never really recovered. A devastating fire swept through the area in 1961, bringing the mill to a final close.

Camping

Nanga Mill is the largest campground in the area and offers a variety of camping sites. Bookings are not available at Nanga Mill – it is first in, first served.

The campground is very popular during school holidays and weekends from October to April, particularly public holiday weekends. Be prepared with an alternative place to stay at these times in case there is no suitable site available.

Campfires are usually permitted, in the fire rings provided, but fire restrictions may be imposed at any time and without notice. Bring your own firewood. When fire restrictions are in place campfires must not be lit and any appliance powered by burning solid fuel must not be used.

Campers´ own liquid or gas fuel barbeques, stoves and heaters can be used at any time, unless a total fire ban has been declared (see Department of Fire and Emergency Services).

Walk Trails

Chuditch Trail

The Chuditch Trail is a shared-use trail for walking and cycling that connects Nanga Mill and Chuditch Campground. The trail features delightful forest sections and stands of Xanthorrhorea preissii, commonly known as grass trees.

Distance: 7 km return. Time: Allow 3 hours. Difficulty: Class 3.

Nanga Brook Walk Trail

The trail follows the brook from Nanga Mill to Nanga Townsite. Expect some steps and short steep sections.

Distance: 4 km return. Time: Allow 1.5 hours. Difficulty: Class 3.

King Jarrah Walk Trail

The trail combines easy walking along the valley floor and a winding path through fabulous jarrah forest high above the river.

The trail begins at the trailhead at Nanga Mill and can be walked in either direction. A highlight is a 250 year old tree known as the ‘King Jarrah’.

Distance: 18km loop. Time: Allow 5 hours. Difficulty: Class 4.

For more information visit TrailsWA.

Getting there

Nanga Mill is 0.5 kilometres from the Nanga gate on Nanga Road.

This information was provided by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions: dpaw.wa.gov.au

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