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Washpool Reserve Camping Grounds

Camping on the banks of Warwick's Leslie Dam

Washpool Camping Reserve is located at the southern end of the Leslie Dam, a great location for a weekend of water sports.  Campers are welcome to stay for up to 7 days.  


The Washpool Reserve Camping ground is located at Leslie Dam, Washpool Road, Warwick 4370. View map.


Washpool Reserve has 33 powered sites, allocated on a first in first serve basis, and a number of non‐powered sites.  There are drive-thru sites that fit both big and small caravans. 

Firewood is not provided to the sites.  You will need to bring firewood with you if you plan on having a small campfire for cooking.


  • 2 toilet blocks with disabled facilities
  • Hot and cold showers
  • Dump point for caravans
  • Clean drinking water
  • Ice available
  • Fishing available with permit
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Water skiing
  • Sailing 
  • Native wildlife and fauna
  • Campfires permitted in the drums provided (no bonfires permitted) - BYO wood

Booking a Site

Pre-booking campsites is currently not available.  The site has a self-registration system and Council Officers visit daily to collect payments and check campers have registered correctly.  Look for the registration box on arrival, with self-registration camping forms.


Fees are set yearly by Council.  View fees and charges for this financial year. (PDF 2.1MB)

Campground Rules

  • Fire restrictions apply
  • Campfires for cooking only
  • All flora & fauna is protected
  • All vehicles to remain on formed roads and other designated areas
  • Noise curfew is 10:30pm to 6am
  • Camping is restricted to areas designated by the Reserve Manager
  • No trespassing on neighbouring properties to steal firewood

Not permitted on site:

  • Dogs, cats or domestic pets, horses and livestock
  • Bonfires or unattended fires
  • Glass bottles
  • Explosive devices and weapons
  • Unregistered motor vehicles
  • Camping beyond tree line
  • Generators beyond treeline

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