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Bald Rock campground and picnic area

Bald Rock National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Bald Rock campground and picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Bald Rock campground is in the main visitor area Bald Rock National Park very close to Bald Rock. To get there:

  • 29km north of Tenterfield on the sealed Mount Lindesay (Woodenbong) Road
  • Access to the camping area and Bald Rock is via the sealed Bald Rock Road
  • From Stanthorpe take the road to Amosfield, and then turn south towards Tenterfield along the Woodenbong Road.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Bald Rock campground.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Clear crisp atmosphere at this time of year offers outstanding views from the top of Bald Rock.

Spring

Wildflowers and the mild temperatures make spring a fantastic time of year for long walks and camping out.

Summer

Good camping weather as the temperature rarely exceeds 30 degrees.

Winter

Frosts and rare snow flakes overnight, followed by brilliant blue skies overhead and crisp, fresh sunny days.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

25°C and 28°C

Highest recorded

38.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

15°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

-10°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

228.6mm

Facilities

  • Sites are not powered.
  • There are no showers at this campground.
  • There may be firewood at this campground, however it’s a good idea to bring your own supply.
  • Rubbish bins are not available – please take rubbish with you when leaving

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Drinking water

Treat or boil water from this site before drinking.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Camping safety

Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

Check the weather before you set out, as the road to Bald Rock can become flooded during heavy local rains.

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 and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty and will require assistance.

Prohibited

Generators

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

  • in Bald Rock National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Bald Rock 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 uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change.

    Buy annual pass