Top 10 free campsites near Newcastle, NSW
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Top 10 free campsites near Newcastle, NSW

NSW Newcastle
For those camping on the cheap, here are some great campsites we found near Newcastle. 

1 Wallaroo State Forest

The Bucketts Way, Twelve Mile Creek, New South Wales
40 minutes (49.5 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ State Forest
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Allows fires
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2 Bangalow Campground

Bangalow Rd, Watagan State Forest, New South Wales
1 hour 2 minutes (53.3 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ 2 hours from Sydney
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3 Branxton Park

John Rose Ave, Branxton, New South Wales
41 minutes (56.6 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ 2 hours from Sydney
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4 Double Wharf Campsite

Hobart Rd, Karuah Nature Reserve, New South Wales
51 minutes (59.9 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Allows fires
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5 Watagan Headquarters

Watagan Forest Rd, Olney, New South Wales
1 hour 1 minute (59.9 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ State Forest
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Hiking
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 2 hours from Sydney
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6 Bulga Recreation Ground

19 The Inlet Rd, Bulga, New South Wales
1 hour 3 minutes (90.1 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Kids play park
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7 Warkworth Recreation Ground

Golden Hwy, Warkworth, New South Wales
1 hour 3 minutes (90.3 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Kids play park
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8 McNamara Park

Cnr Wollombi & Milbrodale Rds, Broke, NSW
1 hour 6 minutes (90.9 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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9 Bulahdelah Lions Park

Old Pacific Hwy, Bulahdelah, New South Wales
1 hour 8 minutes (96.7 km) drive from Newcastle
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
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