OWEN Springs Reserve is southwest of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Access is from the Stuart Highway, 66km south of Alice; or from Larapinta Drive, 55km west of Alice. 4WD vehicles are recommended, especially for the self-drive route along the Hugh River. Access tracks to the reserve are likely to be closed after rain.
Pets are allowed at the Redbank Waterhole section of the reserve, but not along the self-drive route.
Camping is at Redbank Waterhole and along a 5.6km stretch at Lawrence Gorge. Camping is free at both locations.
There are no facilities at Owen Springs Reserve. Travellers should be self-sufficient and take all rubbish away with them.
For more info, visit: www.parksandwildlife.nt.gov.au or contact: (08) 8956 7300.
Territory Parks Alive programs sometimes operate at Owen Springs Reserve.