About this campground
Shannon Horse Camp is a large, fenced area for camping with horses at the trailhead for the Shannon National Park bridle trails.
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 Donnelly District Office (Pemberton) to discuss your requirements.
The campground has no marked campsites or power. Camp in any suitable vacant space in the campground on arrival.
Horse yards, hitching rails, water taps (not suitable for human consumption without treatment) and compost bays.
Communal use fire pits.
At the adjacent Shannon Campground (horses not permitted):
Drinking water is not provided. Water may be available but supply is not guaranteed and treatment is required to make safe for consumption.
Hot showers. Follow instructions on water heaters carefully.
Service bay with skip bin for rubbish and Dump-Ezy for disposal of toilet waste from caravans or campers.
Sheltered food preparation area with gas barbecue, dishwashing sink and food preparation surfaces.
Communal use fire pits.
Campers with horses only.
Campfires are permitted in Parks and Wildlife supplied fire rings except during the bushfire season when no fires are permitted. Please take notice of on-site signage.
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.
Generators are permitted between 9am and 7pm.
Do not empty chemical toilet waste into campground toilets. Use the Dump-Ezy at Shannon Campground or carry waste out of the park for disposal in an authorised dump point.
Dispose of non-toilet waste in the skip bin provided at Shannon 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 horse floats.
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 Horse Camp.
We recognise and acknowledge Menang people as the traditional owners of Shannon National Park.