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Horton Falls campground and picnic area

Horton Falls National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about the Horton Falls campground and picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Horton Falls is in Horton Falls National Park. To get there from Tamworth:

  • Take Manilla Road north to Barraba for about 90km.
  • Turn left onto Alice Street, continuing onto Trevallyn Road for about 20km.
  • Turn right onto Horton Falls Road and continue for 7.4km.
  • The campground and picnic area is at the end of Horton Falls Road.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available next to the 2 campsites.


There are no bins so you’ll need to take rubbish with you.


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)

Maps and downloads

Safety messages


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.

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.

Waterfall safety

Waterfalls are beautiful destinations but please be safe when visiting these natural wonders. Read these waterfall safety tips before exploring waterfalls on your next walk.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access


Camp fires and solid fuel burners


Please don’t play amplified music.

Gathering firewood



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.

Map of Horton Falls campground in Horton Falls National Park

Park info