Balor Hut campground
Warrumbungle National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Balor Hut campground.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Balor Hut campground is in the Breadknife and Grand High Tops precinct of Warrumbungle National Park. The campground is only accessible by foot. To get there:
- Follow John Renshaw Parkway into Warrumbungle National Park
- Turn left into Pincham Road approximately 100m past the Visitor Centre turnoff
- Leave the car at Pincham carpark and follow Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk
- Balor Hut campground is approximately 6km walk uphill with a couple of steep pinches.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Pincham carpark.
Best times to visit
You may experience a great range of temperatures on any day in the park. In summer it's generally hot in the daytime and temperatures often exceed 30C. In contrast, winter can be very cold and the temperature drops below freezing at night. Rainfall is also highly variable, ranging from drought to prolonged wet periods. Less rain falls on the western side of the park than on the eastern side. It rains most from December to February and the annual average rainfall is 720mm. Thunderstorms are common in mid to late summer.
During early spring wildflowers are in bloom, including a huge variety of golden wattle flowers With a more moderate climate, spring is a great time to get out and camp under the stars .
Weather, temperature and rainfall
15°C and 30°C
0°C and 15°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
There is wood heater inside the hut (bring your own firewood)
- Non-flush toilets
Maps and downloads
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
Feel free to make use of the solid fuel fire in the hut or the fireplace outside, but you’ll need to bring your own firewood and adhere to fire season warnings
Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.
This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.
Commercial filming and photography
Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.
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.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in Warrumbungle National Park in the Country NSW region
Warrumbungle 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.Buy annual pass
Warrumbungle Visitor Centre
4261 John Renshaw Parkway, Warrumbungle NSW 2828
- 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6825 4364