About this campground
Shannon is a large campground close to the South Western Highway in the Southern Forests.
Bookings are essential and can be made up to 180 days (approximately six months) before arrival.
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 Donnelly District Office (Pemberton) to discuss your requirements.
Forty-one campsites on the site of the former forestry workers settlement and twenty-seven campsites in the adjacent pine forest. Campsite surfaces and sizes vary.
Two campsites in the pine forest have small timber cabins with bunks.
All campsites are unpowered.
Check campsite details and the campground map carefully when booking.
Drinking water is not provided. Water may be available but supply is not guaranteed and treatment is required to make safe for consumption.
Portable toilet dump point.
Sheltered food preparation area with gas barbecue, dishwashing sink and food preparation surfaces.
Communal use fire pits.
Campfires when conditions permit and in the provided communal fire ring only. Usual permitted season: May - November.
Chopped firewood may be available. Bring your own in case none is available. Collecting firewood and kindling is not permitted in national parks and other conservation reserves.
Dogs are not permitted.
Generator use is permitted between 9am and 7pm only.
Do not empty portable toilet waste into campground toilets. Use the dump point or carry waste out of the park for disposal in an authorised dump point.
Dispose of non-toilet waste in the bins provided at the campground or carry out of the park.
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 Shannon National Park 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.
Drinking water is not provided.
December to April can be very 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 Shannon Campground.
We recognise and acknowledge Menang people as the traditional owners of Shannon National Park.