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Pipers Creek picnic area

Myall Lakes National Park

Overview

Pull up the canoe at rustic and remote Pipers Creek picnic area while on a paddling or walking adventure in Myall Lakes National Park, north of Hawks Nest.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Myall Lakes National Park
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen

Pipers Creek picnic area marks the southern gateway to Myall Lakes National Park, just north of Hawks Nest on the Central coast. It’s a rustic creek-side spot near Myall River and a great place to relax and re-fuel on a walking or paddling adventure.

Pull up the boat or canoe, unpack a picnic lunch and enjoy the tranquil river views amid the cackling calls of kookaburras and rainbow lorikeets. You might even glimpse an eastern water dragon sunning itself on the creek banks.

Alternatively accessed on foot via Pipers Creek fire trail, it’s a great spot to join the long Mungo walking track that leads to Mungo Brush. For a shorter walk, head north to Stewart and Lloyds campground and walk back along Mungo Brush Road.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Myall Lakes National Park in the North Coast region
  • Myall Lakes National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day.

    The park has coin/card operated pay and display machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS visitor service officers regularly visit camping areas to collect fees from campers and sell annual passes. Day passes and annual passes also available from the Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah and Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centres, and other local outlets.

    Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).

    Buy an annual pass.
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Pipers Creek picnic area, Myall Lakes National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government