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Heartbreak Hill campground

Parr State Conservation Area

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Heartbreak Hill campground.

Getting there and parking

Heartbreak Hill campground is in the northern precinct of Parr State Conservation Area. To get there:

  • From Wisemans Ferry, take the Webbs Creek Ferry and turn right on the other side
  • Follow St Albans Road for approximately 5km
  • Turn left in to Webbs Creek Road and continue for approximately 250m up the hill
  • Womerah Range trail begins at the crest on the right hand side 

Alternatively, if beginning from Putty Road:

  • From Colo Heights, follow Putty Road north
  • After approximately 25km look for the Womerah Range trail on the right

The trail to the campground requires a good level of fitness. It is steep and sometimes sandy, and can be a challenging experience, especially if you’re cycling. It is not recommended for elderly or very young campers.

Parking

Parking is available at Webbs Creek Road and Putty Road entrances. The campground is approximately 15km from Webbs Creek Road and 30km from Putty Road.

You'll need to carry all your camping equipment and drinking water from the park entrance to the campground.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Cooler temperatures make for great hiking and cycling conditions.

Spring

The milder temperatures make this an ideal time for hiking and, as though purely for your viewing pleasure, wildflowers decorate the surrounding bushland.

Winter

For the adventurous, this is a great time of year to tackle an epic mountain bike ride on Womerah Range trail.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 26.5°C

Highest recorded

50°C

Winter temperature

Average

6.6°C and 16.6°C

Lowest recorded

-0.1°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

September

Driest month

March

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

230mm

Facilities

Water is not available at this campground.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

Visitors are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

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.

The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking.

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).

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park.

Generators

Generators are not permitted in this campground.

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Heartbreak Hill campground

Park info

Heartbreak Campground, Parr State Conservation Area. Photo: Susan Davis/NSW Government