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Danu camp

Warrumbungle National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Danu camp.

Getting there and parking

Danu camp is in the southern area of Warrumbungle National Park. To get there from Coonabarabran:

  • Follow the signs to Warrumbungle National Park from Newell Highway
  • Follow John Renshaw Parkway around 33km into the centre of the park
  • Turn left off John Renshaw Parkway to Split Rock picnic area
  • Park the car at the carpark then walk or cycle along Burbie fire trail, which forms part of Mount Exmouth track, around 6.7km to Danu Saddle, where Danu camp is located.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Split Rock picnic area carpark.

Facilities

  • Danu camp has no facilities. 
  • Campers need to be self-sufficient. You’ll need to bring all your equipment and supplies with you.
  • There are no rubbish bins available, so you’ll need to take all rubbish away with you. 

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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.

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.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

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 Plus 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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Permitted

Solid fuel stoves are permitted at Danu camp if you intend to cook, but campfires and gathering firewood are prohibited.

Camping

Please camp in the designated Danu camp area. Camping is not permitted on walking tracks or fire trails.

Cycling

Bicycles are permitted on the Burbie fire trail section of Mount Exmouth walking track. This trail is rough and very steep.

Prohibited

Drones

Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

Gathering firewood

Generators

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Map of Danu Camp location in Warrumbungle National Park. Image: DPIE

Park info

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