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Wollumbin National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wollumbin National Park.

Getting there and parking

From Murwillumbah:

  • Head southwest towards Uki along Riverview Street, which becomes Kyogle Road, and then Uki Road at Byangum Bridge.
  • Approximately 12km from Murwillumbah, before you reach Uki, turn right into Mount Warning Road.
  • Travel approximately 3.5km to carpark

By bike

Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

By public transport

For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wollumbin National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Look out for macropods and young birds as they prepare to head out by themselves and find their own home range.

Spring

During this season, the forest floor comes alive with colour and activity while the canopy blooms with flowers and bears fruit above. Birds display their breeding plumage while animals taking advantage of the free bounty. The sweet fragrance of nectar fills the forest to entice insects, birds, bats and mammals.

Summer

The frequency of spectacular afternoon storms means this can be a great time for photographers.

Winter

Enjoy the clear blue skies common during this season of stable highs which dominate the Northern Rivers region in winter.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

19°C and 28°C

Highest recorded

43°C

Winter temperature

Average

9°C and 21.5°C

Lowest recorded

-0.3°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

321mm

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit; it helps emergency services locate you, using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park, you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Wollumbin National Park

Contact

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

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Nearby towns

Uki (10 km)

Explore the scenic wonders of the lush, World Heritage-listed rainforests of northern NSW on the meandering Rainforest Way. Uki is just one of the small villages that you'll pass through - it's certainly in one of the most scenic locations.

www.visitnsw.com

Murwillumbah (15 km)

Murwillumbah is rich dairy, sugar cane and banana country. It's located on the banks of the Tweed River and set in the Tweed River Valley against a backdrop of rainforest-clad hills.

www.visitnsw.com

Mullumbimby (55 km)

Mullumbimby sits on the Brunswick River and is overshadowed by subtropical hills.

www.visitnsw.com

Sunrise, Wollumbin National Park. Photo: S Foreman.