Blackberry Inn sports ground, Forest Smithton Tasmania free camping. Camping Forest, Blackberry Inn is provided by the local council, Club – a small overnight camping fee is payable at the local store. To access Blackberry Inn Forest, head 100m West of the crossroads in the centre of Forest. The quiet town of Forest is close to the popular Tasmanian tourist spots of Stanley and Tarkine Drive. There are toilets by the multi-sports court at the entrance, as well as drinking water (bore water) at the upgraded camp room. Campers are asked to use the large bins for any rubbish and leave the place in a tidy manner. Dogs are welcome – you will find lots of locals take their pets to the oval for exercise. There is a playground for the children, and a whole oval to run around on or ride bikes. The enclosed seating area is finished just for campers with lights on a timer. The Forest Sports Centre (known as The Blackberry Inn) is owned by the local community and run by volunteers. By staying at this cheap campground near Stanley, your camping fees go straight back into maintaining the grounds and facilities for everyone to use. Visitors can even drop in for a drink any time the bar is open (it is always open Sunday afternoon for their member’s draw and raffle). Locals are friendly, love a chat, and are very welcoming. The Forest General Store has a range of supplies you can want and sit-down or takeaway meals. Fees are paid to the Forest General Store. This is also where you will need to pop in to pay fees.
The fees are very reasonable at $10 per night for each vehicle or $50 a week.