Washpool National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
COVID-safe travel from 1 June 2020
All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking. Click the book now button to see availability and restrictions. To prepare for your camping trip, read these camping safety tips.
Coombadjha campground offers tent-based camping by a pretty rainforest creek and is the starting point for two of Washpool National Park’s most popular walks.
|Camping type||Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, fuel stove|
Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.
|Entry fees||Park entry fees apply|
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Set up camp in beautiful rainforest surrounds just a short walk from your car at Coombadjha campground. This easily accessed rainforest retreat makes an excellent base for a couple of days exploring the World Heritage delights of Washpool National Park.
After you’ve set up your tent, stretch your legs along the short and easy Coombadjha nature stroll or spend the day discovering the beautiful 8.5km Washpool walk, a circuit that climbs through rainforest and dry forest before descending to cross Coombadjha creek. You’ll see rare giant red cedar, coachwood, crabapple, figs and lilly pillies, a special feature of this walk. There are also many places for quiet contemplation along the way, like the pretty Summit falls.
Coombadjha campground is a wonderful location for rainforest ambles and spotting wildlife. On warmer days, you’ll relish cooling off in Coombadjha creek’s natural swimming pool.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Glen Innes office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6739 0700
- 68 Church Street, Glen Innes NSW 2370
- in Washpool National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Washpool National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glen Innes area. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.Buy annual pass