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Iron Pot Creek campground

Toonumbar National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Iron Pot Creek campground.

Getting there and parking

Iron Pot campground is in Toonumbar National Park. The road to the campground is suitable for small caravans, or smaller vehicles only.

To get there from Kyogle:

  • Leave the Summerland Way and travel west via Kyogle and Murray Scrub Road (35km). Iron Pot Creek campground is at the end of Murray Scrub Road.
  • Via the northern end of the park, take Coxs Road, which leaves the Summerland Way about 8km west of Grevillea to join Toonumbar Forest Drive
  • Continue along Toonumbar Forest Drive until you reach the intersection with Murray Scrub Road
  • Turn right and continue until the end of Murray Scrub Road

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only


Parking is available at Iron Pot Creek campground in hard-packed ground carparks and next to individual campsites.

Best times to visit

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


Take a spectacular scenic drive through the rainforest on Toonumbar Forest Drive Picnic at Sherwood lookout and soak up the spectacular views to Mount Lindesay and the McPherson Range .


Witness the burst of colour of new red leaf tips on giant red cedars from the soaring vantage point of the Murray Scrub lookout. Or gaze up at the glowing canopy from down below on the Murray Scrub walking track.


Camp at Iron Pot campground where you can drink from and swim in the pristine waters of Iron Pot Creek. On a hot summer day, enjoy a walk through the cool, shady rainforest at Murray Scrub walking track. .


Watch mist rise from the rainforest valleys below from Murray Scrub lookout.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


15°C and 30°C


Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



  • Water is not available at this campground.
  • Rubbish bins are not available – please take rubbish with you when leaving.


There are 2 toilet blocks with non-flush toilets at the campground. The toilets have enough space for a wheelchair, but there are no grab rails inside.

The toilets have a timber walkway with handrails leading up to the entrance.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Step-free access

The campground is mostly flat and step-free, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over flat grass and hard-packed ground to reach the facilities.

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.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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).

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.


Disability access level - medium

Iron Pot Creek campground is mostly flat and step-free. It has accessible picnic tables.

There are some parts of the campground where people with reduced mobility may need assistance:

  • There are no pathways at the campground. You'll need to cross over flat grass to reach the facilities.
  • The toilets have enough space for a wheelchair, but they don't have grab rails.


Noise restrictions apply at this campground.

Gathering firewood

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


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.

Iron Pot Creek campground

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