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White Rock River picnic area

South East Forests National Park

Overview

You’ll find White Rock River picnic area near Bombala. This picnic spot is great for a barbecue and the area protects the endangered long-footed potoroo.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
South East Forests National Park
Price
Free
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.

The waterfalls, forest giants and ancient granite tors car touring route will take you right past White Rock River picnic area.

Located in the south western side of the park, this great picnic spot features picnic tables and wood barbecues set beneath a towering canopy of ribbon gums; it’s a great place to stop to stretch your legs.

As well as being easy on the eyes, this part of the park is especially important. It provides the habitat for the endangered long-footed potoroo. While you’re unlikely to see one of these nocturnal marsupials yourself, you may well spot their tiny tracks, newly-dug holes or even some of their favourite snack; fungi.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

  • in South East Forests National Park in the South Coast and Snowy Mountains regions
  • South East Forests National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Bombala
      (02) 6458 5900
      Contact hours: 9am-12.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 153 Maybe Street, Bombala NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6458 4076
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    • Merimbula
      (02) 6495 5000
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods.
    • Corner Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drives, Merimbula NSW
    • Email: FSCR@environment.nsw.gov.au
      Fax: (02) 6495 5055
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    • Narooma
      (02) 4476 0800
      Contact hours: 10.00am-2.00pm Monday to Friday
    • Corner Graham and Burrawang Streets, Narooma NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4476 0833
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See more visitor info
Purple berries. Photo:Debby McGerty