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Dunns swamp - Ganguddy campground

Wollemi National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Dunns swamp - Ganguddy campground.

Getting there and parking

Dunns Swamp-Ganguddy campground is on the west side of Wollemi National Park. To get there from Rylstone:

  • Turn off Ilford Road in Rylstone on to Fitzgerald Street
  • Continue on to Narrango Road for 2.4km
  • Slight left on to Narango Road continue for 15.4km
  • Continue straight on to Coricudgy Road and then Mount Coricudgy Road for 7.1km

Please note front-wheel-drive vehicles towing caravans and heavy trailers are not recommended.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Dunns swamp - Gunguddy campground

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.

Facilities

  • Water is not available at this campground so you'll need to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking. Remember to treat or boil all water taken from creeks in the park
  • Rubbish bins are not provided so please take your rubbish with you

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Adventure sports

Adventure sports like climbing, caving, canyoning and abseiling offer a thrilling opportunity to explore our unique environments. Before you head out, be aware of the risks and stay safe during adventure sports.

Boating safety

If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, the safety of you and your passengers is paramount.

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.

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 + 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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

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.

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.

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty

Permitted

Boating. Please note there's a 4-knot speed limit.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

  • Limited firewood is supplied at the campground and collecting firewood in the park is not permitted, so it’s a good idea to bring your own supply. You can buy firewood at the service station on Louee St, Rylstone. Phone 6379 1016.

Camping

Cycling

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

  • Chainsaws
  • Unregistered vehicles

Gathering firewood

Generators

Horses

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Dunns swamp - Ganguddy campground

Park info

Dunns Swamp, Wollemi National Park. Photo: OEH