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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
  • Follow the signs along Womerah Range trail for approximately 15km to the campground.

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
  • Follow the signs along Womerah Range trail for approximately 30km to the campground.

Road quality

Check the weather before you leave as the road to Heartbreak Hill campground can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Webbs Creek Road and Putty Road entrances or at Heartbreak Hill campground with a valid permit.

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, so you'll need to bring your own supply.

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)

Carpark

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).

Permitted

You’ll need a permit and key, for a fee of $100, to enter the area with a 4WD. This can be arranged through the Bulga office.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park, so you’ll need to bring your own.

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