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Devils Hole campground

North Coast, Country NSW

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Devils Hole campground .

Getting there and parking

Devils Hole campground is in the state conservation area of Barrington Tops State Conservation Area. To get there:

From Gloucester

  • Take Thunderbolts Way; this road becomes Scone Road and Barrington Tops Forest Road.
  • The campground is located on the right after passing Thunderbolts lookout

From Scone:

  • Take the Hunter Road from Scone
  • Turn right on to Moonan Brook Road, then turn left on Barrington Tops Forest Road.
  • The campground is on the left (opposite the picnic area), 7.5km past Polblue

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available beside your campsite at Devils Hole campground.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Barrington Tops State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.


Take to the park's walking tracks to make the most of cooler and drier daytime weather.


Look out for ground orchids and other wildflowers along the Polblue Swamp walking track.


Look out for the eastern water dragon basking on rocks around the streams.


  • Water is available at this campground, but it’s a good idea to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking.
  • There are picnic facilities, accessible toilets, and wood barbecues across the road at Devils Hole lookout. You can reach the facilities along a 200m concrete and gravel path.


  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)


Step-free access

The campground is step-free and mostly flat, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over grass to get around the campground.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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.

This is a remote campground, so please make sure you arrive with the right clothing, supplies and equipment. Check the weather before you set out and ensure you're well prepared. Weather can be unpredictable and extreme on the plateau at any time of year.

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).

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.


Disability access level - medium

  • The campground is mostly flat and step-free but there are no pathways.
  • You'll need to cross over grass to get around the campground.
  • There are picnic tables, accessible toilets and wood barbecues at Devils Hole lookout across the road. You can reach the facilities along a 200m gravel and concrete path.



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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Devils Hole campground

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