About this campground
Baden Powell is a medium-size campground in pine forest close to Dwaarlindjirraap with access for swimming and kayaking the Murray River.
Bookings are essential and can be made up to 180 days (approximately six months) before arrival and for one campsite only.
If you are an outdoor education provider, licensed commercial tour operator or are organising an event (friends, family and other social groups camping together does not constitute an event), contact Parks and Wildlife Service Dwellingup Work Centre to discuss your requirements.
Forty-two campsites that vary significantly due to the forest setting. Most campsites are suitable for tents and swags only.
All campsites are unpowered.
Check campsite details and the campground map carefully when booking.
Drinking water not provided. Rainwater may be seasonally available but supply is not guaranteed and treatment is required to make safe for consumption.
No-flush pit toilets.
Dining shelters with gas barbecues, dishwashing sinks with unheated rainwater (not guaranteed year-round), food preparation surfaces, picnic tables and benches and solar-powered lighting.
Toilets and dining shelters are accessible to people in a wheelchair.
All campsites have a picnic table and benches and a fire ring.
Campfires permitted seasonally and in provided fire rings only. Usual permitted season: April - November.
Bring your own firewood. Collecting firewood and kindling is not permitted in national parks and other conservation reserves.
Dogs are permitted. They must be controlled on a leash at all times
Generator use is permitted at all campsites between 8am and 9pm only.
Do not empty chemical toilet waste into campground toilets. Carry waste out of the park for disposal in an authorised dump point.
A per person camping fee and a per vehicle park entry fee apply.
Camping fee must be paid by Mastercard or VISA when booking.
Vehicle entry fee may be paid when booking, on arrival at Lane Poole Reserve or by purchasing a park pass and is required for motor vehicles only. Payment is not required for trailers, including camper trailers and caravans.
No booking fee.
A fee may apply if you cancel or remove dates from a booking. Stricter conditions apply for peak periods.
Drinking water is not provided. Water may be available but supply is not guaranteed and should be treated to make safe for consumption.
No-flush pit toilets are the only personal hygiene facility.
December to April can be extremely hot and the risk of bushfire can be very high.
Nights can be cold from June to September.
Storms are common between May and October throughout WA.
Ensure you have sufficient supplies (including water, food, fuel, medication and first aid), and equipment and clothing appropriate for the conditions before travelling.
Be prepared for an emergency. For alerts, warnings and advice go to: Emergency WA
Plants, wildlife and fungi
Visit the Atlas of Living Australia for a list of species recorded within a 5km radius of Baden Powell Campground.
We recognise and acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of Lane Poole Reserve.