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Gentlemans Halt campground

Marramarra National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Gentlemans Halt campground.

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Gentlemans Halt campground is in the northern precinct of Marramarra National Park. To get there:

    • Follow the directions to the park via Canoelands Road
    • Continue driving on Canoelands Road until you see the carpark on your left
    • Leave your car here and walk along the management trail for 8km
    • Turn left onto the walking track and follow for 2km before you arrive at the campground
    • You can also access the campground by boat from Hawkesbury River – there’s a timber wharf at the campground, located roughly opposite the community of Spencer.

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at the start of Canoelands Ridge walking track.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Unwind and take in the serenity of camping at Gentlemans Halt or Marramarra Creek campgrounds.

    Spring

    Wander through the bush and enjoy the colourful display of wildflowers.

    Summer

    Paddle the waterways by kayak or canoe and have a swim in the rivers.

    Winter

    Enjoy longer hikes and day walks such as Canoelands Ridge walking track or Marramarra Ridge to Smugglers Ridge walking track.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    19°C and 28°C

    Highest recorded

    44.8°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6°C and 16°C

    Facilities

    • Water is not available at this campground
    • Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park
    • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take rubbish with you when leaving.

    Toilets

    • Composting toilet

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

    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.

    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).

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    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.

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