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Kings Plains Creek campground

Kings Plains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Kings Plains Creek campground.

Getting there and parking

  • From either Glen Innes or Inverell, follow the signs to Kings Plains Road.
  • Take the Jindalee Road turn-off from Kings Plains Road then turn west into the park approximately 2.5km south-west of Jindalee
  • Follow the road to the end to reach the campground

Road quality

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

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available in a gravel carpark next to the campground and is accessed via a walking track.

Best times to visit

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


Pleasant days make for great walking conditions around the park.


Wildflowers come into bloom across the park and attract many bird species, making this a great time for birdwatching.


It can get very hot at this time of year, so the shaded campsites beside the creek are great for escaping the heat.


Now's the perfect time to relax by a cosy campfire in the beautiful natural surroundings the park has to offer.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


18°C and 32°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


2°C and 20°C

Lowest recorded



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


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)


Step-free access

There is step-free access around the campground but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over a mixture of hard-packed ground, sand and grass to reach the facilities.

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.

This attraction 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.

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 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

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

The toilets at the campground are not accessible or ambulant.



Generators are permitted to be used in some areas within the campground.



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.

Kings Plains Creek campground

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