Camping Lake Barrington Tasmania, free camping Lake Barrington camping in the State Recreation Area, where the rowing regattas are held, is strictly not permitted. The free camping area Lake Barrington can be found at the northern end at Kentish Park, just a short drive from the Lake Barrington Rowing Course. To access this campsite, travel towards Wilmot and turn off as if heading towards the Lake Barrington Rowing Course. Along this road, you will find a ‘Y’ intersection, where you turn left and travel app. 500 metres. Immediately before a boat ramp, you will find a track on the right that leads to a large grassed area surrounded by large trees. The maximum stay at the Lake Barrington campground West Kentish is 2 nights. From the free Lake Barrington Tasmania campground, you get pleasant views across Lake Barrington. Lake Barrington is the site of a world-standard rowing course that hosted the 1990 World Rowing Championships and hosts the annual Tasmanian schools Head of the River rowing regatta. There are a total of 3 boat launching areas are at Lake Barrington, two at Kentish Park and Weeks Reach on the eastern side of the lake that are good quality boat ramps, and one small launching area on the western side of Lake Barrington Rd. Toilets, barbeques, kiosks, and picnic areas can be found at Weeks Reach (the rowing course) and Kentish Park. There is no charge to camp at the Lake Barrington campground.
Dogs are permitted but must be kept on a lead at all times. Facilities are limited, however, this is a pleasant free camping area for a 1 or 2 night stop. Camping is not permitted on the lower part of this area, close to the water.