Free camping in Lightning Ridge is at the rest area on Castlereagh Highway, 5km from the turn off to Lightning Ridge (Bill O’brien Way) and 11km from the town center. The rest area has a drive through on the tar road and the camp area is gravel/dirt and resonantly flat behind the picnic shelter. It is suitable for RV’s, caravans, camper vans, tents and camper trailers. There is a toilet, a sheltered picnic area, rubbish bins and pet friendly.
Location – Castlereagh Highway Rest Area
Google Map – Here
GPS Coordinates -29.493224, 147.970807