Beautiful Cathedral Reserve is the Blue Mountains’ best free campsite to visit this fall

This secret FREE campsite in one of Australia’s most renowned national parks, dubbed the best in the country at Easter – and it’s never too crowded

  • Nature lovers rave about the beautiful Cathedral Reserve Campground
  • Cathedral Reserve is near the village of Mount Wilson, a two-hour drive from Sydney
  • In autumn, the trees in the reserve take on vibrant hues of yellow, red and orange
  • A few steps from the site is the Fougères Cathedral, a magical path in the forest

Adventurers flock to this beautiful campground filled with trees that have taken on vibrant hues of red, orange and yellow for fall – and it’s totally free.

Cathedral Reserve Campground, near the heritage village of Mount Wilson less than two hours northeast of Sydney, is a hidden gem perfect for a nature lover’s getaway.

The site, in the famous Blue Mountains National Park, has become a popular place for campers at this time of year, as the trees begin to turn into a kaleidoscope of warm autumn hues and the ground is littered with colored leaves.

Adventurers flock to the beautiful Cathedral Reserve Campground, completely free and filled with warm, vibrantly colored trees for fall

Cathedral Reserve Campground is near the heritage village of Mount Wilson, less than two hours northeast of Sydney.

The site is a hidden gem perfect for a nature lover's getaway

Cathedral Reserve, near the heritage village of Mount Wilson less than two hours northeast of Sydney, is a hidden gem perfect for a nature-lovers getaway

Visitors to the estate can set up camp or picnic among the colorful autumn trees or along the lush, fern-filled forest to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.

Visitors to the estate can set up camp or picnic among the colorful autumn trees or along the lush, fern-filled forest to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.

The site has become a popular spot for campers this time of year as the trees begin to turn into a kaleidoscope of warm fall hues and the ground is littered with colorful leaves.

The site has become a popular spot for campers this time of year as the trees begin to turn into a kaleidoscope of warm fall hues and the ground is littered with colorful leaves.

Visitors to the estate can set up camp or picnic among the colorful autumn trees or along the edge of the lush, fern-filled forest to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.

A short walk from the site is the enchanting Fern Cathedral, a mystical spot in the forest carpeted with fern bushes and shaded by towering eucalyptus trees.

Cathedral Reserve has drawn rave reviews from campers and picnickers for its “serene” location and scenic surroundings.

A short walk from the site is the enchanting Fern Cathedral, a mystical spot in the forest carpeted with fern bushes and shaded by towering eucalyptus trees.

A short walk from the site is the enchanting Fern Cathedral, a mystical spot in the forest carpeted with fern bushes and shaded by towering eucalyptus trees.

Cathedral Reserve has drawn rave reviews from campers and picnickers for its 'serene' location and scenic surroundings

Cathedral Reserve has drawn rave reviews from campers and picnickers for its ‘serene’ location and scenic surroundings

'Fantastic experience especially in this beautiful fall season.  The red leaves are gorgeous!  “wrote a camper

Cathedral Reserve Campground is pet-friendly and has restrooms and a BBQ

‘Fantastic experience especially in this beautiful fall season. The red leaves are gorgeous! “wrote a camper

You don't need a 4x4 to access the grounds or a reservation, but you'll need to get there early as sites can fill up quickly.

You don’t need a 4×4 to access the grounds or a reservation, but you’ll need to get there early as sites can fill up quickly.

‘Fantastic experience especially in this beautiful fall season. The red leaves are gorgeous! wrote one camper.

‘Beautiful place! The further back you go, the more isolated the sites, none more than 10 minutes walk from the car. Cathedral Reserve is a lovely place no matter who you are,” said another.

You don’t need a 4×4 to access the grounds, nor do you need to reserve or pay a fee, but you’ll need to get there early as the sites fill up quickly.

The Cathedral Reserve Campground is pet-friendly and has restrooms and a BBQ.

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