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Colo Meroo campground

Wollemi National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Colo Meroo campground.

Getting there and parking

Colo Meroo campground is in the southeast precinct of Wollemi National Park. The campground can only be accessed by foot. To get there:

  • From Bells Line of Road, turn into Mountain Lagoon Road at Bilpin
  • Turn left at Sams Way and left again when you see the National Parks and Wildlife Service sign
  • Follow Gospers Ridge Trail approximately 4km to the end
  • From here the walk is approximately 8km to the campground

Alternatively, if starting upstream from Upper Colo Road:

  • This 2.5km walking track crosses private property so please leave the gates as you find them
  • Please ensure you stay on the marked walking route into Colo Meroo

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • Dry weather only

    Parking

    Parking is available at Gospers Ridge Trail, Upper Colo Road and Bob Turners Trail.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    With its softer light, autumn is the perfect time of year to head out to photograph or paint Wollemi's extraordinary landscapes.

    Spring

    With the temperature warming up, dig out the canoe and head to picturesque Ganguddy (Dunns swamp) for a cruise along the waterways.

    Summer

    Escape the heat and join an illuminating tour of the Glow Worm tunnel.

    Facilities

    • Water is not available at this campground
    • Remember to treat or boil all water taken from creeks in the park
    • There are no rubbish facilities at this site. Please take all garbage with you when you leave.

    Toilets

    • Non-flush toilets

    Barbecue facilities

    • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    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).

    Water activities

    Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.

    Check river levels before your visit as the river can be prone to flooding

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    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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    Park info

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