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Chaelundi campground

Guy Fawkes River National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Chaelundi campground is in Guy Fawkes River National Park. To get there:

From Dorrigo

  • Take the Tyringham Road through to the Grafton/Armidale Road
  • Turn right onto the Grafton/Armidale Road, travel 4km and turn left at Dundurrabin onto Sheepstation Creek Road (gravel road starts).
  • 6km along Sheepstation Creek Road, turn left onto Chaelundi Road.
  • Travel 17km along Chaelundi Road, then turn left onto Misty Creek Road.
  • The campground is 11km down Misty Creek Road

From Grafton

  • Take Grafton/Armidale Road, travel 81km and turn right at Dundurrabin onto Sheepstation Creek Road (gravel road starts).
  • 6km along Sheepstation Creek Road, turn left onto Chaelundi Road.
  • Travel 17km along Chaelundi Road, then turn left onto Misty Creek Road.
  • The campground is 11km down Misty Creek Road

From Ebor

  • Take Grafton/Armidale Road east for 15km
  • Turn left at Hernani onto Marengo Road and proceed for 11km (gravel road starts).
  • Turn right onto Hardens Road and proceed for 12km
  • Turn left onto Chaelundi Road and proceed for 7km
  • Turn left onto Misty Creek Road
  • The campground is 11km down Misty Creek Road

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking available on site.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Great camping weather when the days start cooling off, yet the water in the river is still warm.

Spring

Look out for native wildflowers around Ebor Falls, including everlasting daisies, native violets and small-fruited hakea.

Summer

Paddle in the creek at Chaelundi campground or swim, canoe or fish on Boyd River at Dalmorton.

Facilities

Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

There may be a limited supply of firewood at this campground, however it’s a good idea to bring your own.

  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)
  • Fire rings (firewood supplied)

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.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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).

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 - hard

Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty.

Prohibited

Generators

Generators are not permitted in this campground.

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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Chaelundi Campground, Guy Fawkes River National Park. Photo: NSW Government