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Kookibitta campground

Kwiambal National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Kookibitta campground.

Getting there and parking

Kookibitta campground is in the northern area of Kwiambal National Park. To get there:

From Ashford:

  • Take Wallangra Road northwest then turn right onto Sandy Creek Road
  • Turn left onto Limestone Road and continue into Kwiambal National Park
  • Turn left onto McIntyre Falls Road then right onto Lemon Tree Flat Road
  • Turn right at the Kookibitta campground sign and continue to the campground.

Road quality

Check the weather and road conditions before setting out. The road to this campground can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather


Parking is available at Kookibitta campground.


  • There is limited tank water at this campground, but you'll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • There may be some firewood at this campground, but it's a good idea to bring your own.
  • There are no shower facilities at this campground.
  • Shop, telephone and internet facilities are available at Ashford.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when you leave.


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

This campground has a large camp kitchen shelter with gas/electric barbecues.

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)
  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)


Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Keep well back from cliff edges and waterfalls at all times, especially when taking photos. Read our waterfall safety tips.

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.

Please wear appropriate walking shoes, as tiger pear cactus grows in this area. If you step on the cactus it can be quite painful.

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.

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.

Strong rips and currents may be present in the rivers, so take care in the water and please supervise children at all times.


Disability access level - hard

Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty.


Camp fires and solid fuel burners


Cycling is permitted on roads. You can’t ride on walking tracks, including Junction track.


A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.


Recreational hunting in NSW National Parks is an illegal activity and is a fineable offence.

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.

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