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Colo Meroo campground

Wollemi National Park


Colo Meroo campground in World Heritage-listed Wollemi National Park is a great place for experienced campers to enjoy a weekend or longer in the great outdoors.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 4
Camping type Tent, Remote/backpack camping
Facilities Barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • Limit of 8 people per group. If your group exceeds this number, please contact the local office
  • There are no marked sites.
  • This is a remote campground and requires you to carry all your gear in via a walking route of a minimum 2.5kms (depending which route you have chosen). Please be aware these routes are for experienced walkers.
  • Please monitor the river level of the Colo River prior to departure, as after heavy rainfall, the Colo River may flood.
Price Free.
Bookings Bookings are not available at this campground.

At Colo Meroo campground, you can pitch your tent on grassy flats just 100m from the beautiful Colo river. Pop your billy on the wood barbie and settle in for a magnificent night sky showing.  

While the Colo is often described as a ‘wild’ river, this is more to do with it being a haven for an abundance of plants and animals. The tranquil waters and tributaries that flow through here are part of the most extensive sandstone canyon system in eastern Australia. This pristine catchment area, an important place for local Aboriginal custodians, is one of Wollemi National Park's highlights.  

The facilities at this campground are basic, but the backdrop of striking sandstone cliffs and ambient river soundtrack make for a priceless experience.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is an innovative conservation program in NSW. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years.

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

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Kayakers on the Colo River, Wollemi National Park. Photo: Rosie Nicolai.