Warrumbungle National Park
Hurleys camp is a remote campground at the base of Belougery Spire, tucked away off the Grand High Tops walking track in Warrumbungle National Park, near Coonabarabran.
|Number of campsites||1|
|Camping type||Tent, Remote/backpack camping|
|What to bring||Drinking water, fuel stove, toilet paper, torch, food supplies, first aid kit, personal locator beacon, insect repellent, sunscreen|
|Price||Free. There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.|
|Entry fees||Park entry fees apply|
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
This small, walk-in campground is a beautiful hideaway for bushwalkers and rock climbers exploring the Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk, with its amazing cliffs and lookouts.
From Pincham carpark, it’s a fairly easy 5km walk along Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk to reach the campground. It’s only 600m off the main trail, but Hurleys camp feels a million miles away.
Pitch your tent in the small clearing on the bank of Spirey Creek, surrounded by large apple gums and wattles. Immerse yourself in nature and marvel at the views of Belougery Spire, which towers above you to the south-west. It’s especially beautiful at sunrise, when the spire glows in the sun.
If you’re here to climb the park’s volcanic rock formations, Belougery Spire and nearby summits are within easy reach. For a relaxing walk, head back the way you came via Spirey View lookout where you can enjoy still more beautiful Grand High Tops vistas.
After a peaceful night, wake to a chorus of yellow robins, Jacky winters and rufous whistlers, some of Australia’s finest songbirds. In spring, the area bursts into colour with blooming wildflowers, attracting a range of honeyeaters and other birdlife.
Warrumbungle National Park is Australia's first Dark Sky Park, renowned for its crystal clear starry skies. Learn more about Dark Sky Parks and why they're special.
Things to do:
Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk in Warrumbungle National Park, regarded as one of the best walks in NSW, offers close up views of the park’s iconic rock formations.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Coonabarabran office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6842 1311
- 30 Timor Street, Coonabarabran NSW 2357
- in Warrumbungle National Park in the Country NSW region
Warrumbungle National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day.Buy annual pass