Bently Plain Campground - VIC

 

Position

DEG: -37.227951 147.923401
DMS: 37º 13' 40.62" S 147º 55' 24.24" E
UTM: 55 H 5879440mN 581916mE
Altitude: 1083.94m

Description

Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Free

Location

242.39kms SouthWest of Canberra
269.61kms East of Melbourne
629.96kms North of Hobart

Address & Contact

332 Morass Creek Rd
Ensay North VIC 3895
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Access off the Great Alpine Rd [B500] 9k north of Swifts Creek (17k south of Omeo); North-east 4.5k up the Bindi Rd, south-east 20.7k up the Nunniong Rd (soon becomes gravel) to 0.4k past the ridge top Escarpment Track (Mt Nugong lookout), take the right fork (east then south) 3.6k down the Bentley Plain Rd.
A beautiful, peaceful sub-alpine camp overlooking a small, marshy snow plain (spring wildflowers), backed by forested ridge tops.
There are 3 sites:
North of the small creek is large Moscow Villa Hut (with beds) [My Own Summer Cottage Officially Welcomes Visitors Inside: Light Lunches Available], BBQ, table and pit toilet with one level grassed site, well shaded by Mountain Gum and one pine.
South of the creek are two sites. On the left is a small picnic ground, level, grassed, with 2 BBQs and tables, shaded by small Snow Gums, space for 2.
On the right is a small camp ground is fenced (cattle?), level (mown), with 3 BBQs and benches, a large shelter, a small hut and pit toilet, all adequately shaded by tall Snow Gums, Candlebark and Mountain Gum.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Gelantipy
Distance from Bently Plain Campground 30.02km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C24.023.020.016.412.810.19.511.213.816.219.121.1
Mean Min. °C11.611.59.46.94.83.22.12.84.35.88.09.3
Mean Rain mm59.374.662.953.048.969.358.953.855.473.299.565.0

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