Griffin Campground Mathinna

Griffin Campground, near Mathinna, Final North East Tasmania is located on the banks of the South Esk River and is a popular camping area for trout fishing and motorbikes. There are very basic facilities only at Griffin Campground with 3 pit toilets, but no water, power, or other amenities. There are basic picnic tables, however, generally, they are in disrepair. Griffin is suitable for all forms of camping including tents, campervans, motorhomes, and camper trailers. Big rigs may have difficulty navigating the narrow, windy, and steep in parts gravel roads that lead from Mathinna to Griffin Campground. If you are looking for a peaceful, relaxing weekend away this may not be the place for you due to the motorbikes in the area.  There are two distinct areas at Griffin Campground – one where you set up camp, and the other immediately next to it where motorbikes are allowed. Trout fishing in the South Esk river which is immediately next to both camping areas is a popular pastime.T here is also safe swimming in the river. Close by is the 30 min return walking track to Mathinna Falls, while Evercreech Forest Reserve, home to the world’s tallest white gums, is a short drive away. Griffin Rd is signposted off the C423, some 2 kilometres north of Mathinna.

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