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Cod Hole campground and picnic area

Nymboi-Binderay National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Cod Hole campground and picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Cod Hole campground and picnic area is in the central precinct of Nymboi-Binderay National Park. To get there from Dorrigo:

  • Drive along Tyringham Road and turn right onto Moonpar Forest Drive
  • After 24km, turn left onto Moses Rock Road and left again onto Cod Hole Road.

Alternatively:

  • Take Megan Road from Dorrigo
  • Turn left at Cascade into Moses Rock Road
  • Turn left again onto Cod Hole Road

Road quality

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

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Parking

Parking is available at Cod Hole campground and picnic area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. One of the highlights of a visit to the park is a whitewater rafting trip down the Nymboida River. Spring is a great time to head out on a guided tour.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 29°C

Winter temperature

Average

5°C and 20°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

388mm

Facilities

Water is not available at this campground.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Boat ramp

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Boating safety

If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, the safety of you and your passengers is paramount.

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.

If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

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.

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 + 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.

Permitted

Fishing

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

Prohibited

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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Nymboida River, Nymboi-Binderay National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary