Free Camping

Free Camping Permitted

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and in line with official directions camping and caravan parking will be unavailable in Lockhart Shire until further notice. Please keep an eye on their website for reopening updates.

Camping is permitted in Lockhart Shire as follows. Other free camping sites maybe available, please check wikicamps. 

The Rock:             The Rock Recreation Ground

Yerong Creek:      Yerong Creek Recreation Ground

Pleasant Hills:      Pleasant Hills Recreation Ground


Dog Friendly Lockhart Shire

Dogs are permitted when camping at The Rock Recreation Ground, Yerong Creek Recreation Ground and Pleasant Hills Recreation Ground. Dogs are also permitted when camping at Lockhart Caravan Park (not cabins).

Off Leash: 

Off leash areas are available in Lockhart Shire as follows:

* Clem Gooden Oval , John Grant Drive, Lockhart

* The Rock Recreation Ground

* East Oval, Yerong Creek Recreation Ground


Water bowls are available outside the Commercial Hotel in Lockhart and Syviers Café in The Rock. Water bowls are available at the back of drinking fountains in the CWA Park and Walter Day Parks in Lockhart, and in The Avenue in The Rock.

Dining with Dogs: 

The following eateries have dog friendly seating areas.

* Latte Da Café, Lockhart

* Commercial Hotel, Lockhart

* Syvier's Café, The Rock