Brushy Mountain campground
Werrikimbe National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Brushy Mountain campground.
Getting there and parking
Brushy Mountain campground is in the eastern precinct of the park, and is best accessed via Wauchope or Port Macquarie.
- Leave the Pacific Highway and travel on the Oxley Highway to Wauchope.
- Continue along the Oxley Highway through Wauchope and then turn right towards Beechwood on Beechwood Road, signposted as Werrikimbe National Park 63kms.
- At Beechwood turn right on to Bellangry Road, signposted as Werrikimbe National Park 56 kms.
- After 17km the road changes from tar to gravel.
- From the start of the gravel travel 37.7km to the intersection of Cockerawombeeba Road and bear right along Hastings Forest Way for 2km.
- The entrance to Brushy Mountain campground is on the right.
Please be aware that access to Werrikimbe National Park is on roads managed by other land holders. Road conditions in these locations may not be suitable for 2WD vehicles.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Brushy Mountain campground can become boggy when it rains.
Roads in this location are remote with limited mobile coverage and subject to rapidly changing weather conditions.
- Unsealed roads
- Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)
- Dry weather only
- 4WD required in wet weather
Parking is available at in a small hard-packed ground carpark Brushy Mountain campground.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Werrikimbe National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Bathe in warm days and huddle around the campfire on cool nights at one of the remote campgrounds.
See the bushland burst with colour as the spring wildflowers attract a range of birds.
Escape the crowds and the coastal heat and enjoy walking in cool temperate rainforest.
Experience crystal clear days and crisp early morning frosts. Listen out for the night-time territorial calls of large forest owls from your tent.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 29°C
5°C and 20°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Water is not available at this campground.
- Firewood is not provided and should not be collected from the park.
- Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.
- Non-flush toilets
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
The campground is flat and step-free with a concrete pathway that leads to the toilets.
Aside from this, there are no other pathways – you'll need to cross over flat grass and hard-packed ground to get around the rest of the campground.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
Brushy Mountain campground is flat and step-free, but there are some areas where people with reduced mobility may need assistance:
- Most of the campground does not have pathways – you'll need to cross over flat grass and hard-packed ground to get to the facilities. The ground can be muddy when wet.
- There's a concrete path to the toilets, but the toilets are not accessible or ambulant
- Some sections of the nearby walking tracks may be accessed by wheelchairs, although with some difficulty and assistance may be required.
No unregistered vehicles allowed.
Generators are not permitted in this campground.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.