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Bummaroo Ford campground

Abercrombie River National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Bummaroo Ford campground.

Getting there and parking

Bummaroo Ford campground is in the eastern precinct of Abercrombie River National Park. To get there:

  • Follow Abercrombie Road
  • The campground is situated where the road crosses Abercrombie River, 74km south of Oberon.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

The weather at this time of year is perfect for camping and hiking.

Summer

Bring your swimmers and take a dip in Abercrombie and Retreat rivers.

Winter

The days are crisp – snow falls in higher parts of the park – so pack on the layers, fire up the 4WD and explore some of those trails.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

9°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

34.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

0°C and 11°C

Lowest recorded

­–10.5°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

June

Driest month

March

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

200.3mm

Facilities

  • Water is not available at this campground.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.
  • Supplies can be bought from the nearest towns of Taralga and Oberon.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

This is a remote campground, so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.

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.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • Assistance may be required to access this area
  • A wheelchair-accessible toilet is planned for 2013

Prohibited

Drones

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.

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