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Cascades campground

Wadbilliga National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Cascades campground.

Getting there and parking

Cascades campground is in the Cascades area of Wadbilliga National Park. To get there:

From Canberra:

  • Head south towards Cooma on the Monaro Highway.
  • Exit just north of Cooma, turn left onto Polo Flat Road and then left again after crossing the train line onto Numeralla Road.
  • Follow this for about 40 minutes, then turn right onto Badja Forest Road which turns onto a dirt road immediately after the turn-off.
  • From here, follow the signs to Cascades by turning right onto Peters Road and then right onto Tuross Falls Road.
  • Follow Tuross Falls Road to the end where you’ll find a parking area.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles


Parking is available at your campsite.


  • There are no shower facilities
  • This campground is unpowered
  • Water is not available at this campground
  • There are no rubbish bins – please take your rubbish home with you


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)


  • Parking is available at your campsite.

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.

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.

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).

Water activities

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.

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

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.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Not wheelchair-accessible



A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.


Gathering firewood

  • Collecting firewood is not permitted


  • Please reduce noise between 10pm and 8am – including generators


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.

  • Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. See the OEH pets in parks policy


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Cascades campground

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