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Glenalbyn Campground

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Intersection of Brenanah-Glenalbyn Road and Sunday Morning Hills Road, Brenanah VIC 3517

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The Glenalbyn Campground is a great spot to set up camp for a weekend of bushwalking, gold prospecting, or exploring local history. 

This spacious free campground is located right on the edge of the Kooyoora State Park and the Glenalbyn State Forest, with multiple picnic tables and fire pits/barbecue plates set around a large clearing. 

There is lots of space for camping across both sides of the road, and caravans/RVs will have no trouble reaching the site in dry conditions. 

Visitor facilities at the Glenalbyn Campground

The only visitor facilities at the Glenalbyn Campground are picnic tables and wood fire barbecues / fire pits. There are no toilets at this campground. 

Several picnic tables are dispersed around the large clearing, accompanied by the fire pits. These are the circular style metal fire pits with pivoting barbecue plates attached. 

Gold prospecting near the Glenalbyn Campground

The areas around Inglewood and Wedderburn are famous for their history of massive gold discoveries, including the unforgettable Hand of Faith, and the region remains a popular destination for gold prospectors to this day. If you're looking to try your luck gold prospecting around Inglewood and Wedderburn, we've put together this handy guide to get you started!

Gold prospecting is permitted within this section of the Kooyoora State Park, as well as the Glenalbyn State Forest which lies to the east of the campground. Check out Parks Victoria's prospecting map for the Kooyoora State Park.

Interesting places to explore nearby

The lookout at Melville Caves

More campgrounds nearby

Campground at Skinners Flat Reservoir, near Wedderburn VIC

This area has lots of great free campgrounds. Here are some other options located close by:


Established in 1980, the Prospectors and Miners Association of Victoria is a voluntary body created to protect the rights and opportunities of those who wish to prospect, fossick or mine in the State of Victoria, Australia.

You can support the PMAV in their fight to uphold these rights by becoming a member. You'll also gain access to exclusive publications, field days, prospecting tips, discounts and competitions.

Check out the PMAV website for more information.



  • Bushwalking is an excellent way to get outdoors and exploring nature.
  • Camping is a great way to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Many campgrounds are located close to interesting attractions and historic sites, and the Goldfields region is certainly not lacking in fascinating things to discover. 
  • Gold prospecting is the recreational act of searching for natural gold deposits in the ground using tools such as gold detectors, gold pans and gold sluices. The Goldfields region of Victoria is a popular destination for gold prospectors, with many of the world's largest alluvial gold nuggets found in the area!


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