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McIntyres campground

Brindabella National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

On entering Brindabella National Park, drive towards the Western end of McIntyres trail to access McIntyres campground.

Road conditions and access

  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to McIntyres campground can become boggy when it rains and snows.
  • High-clearance 4WD only. Roads to this campground are very steep and aren't suitable for SUVs, 2WD or vehicles towing camper trailers and caravans.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at McIntyres campground.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

Enjoy the milder weather and take in the spectacular views and spring wildflowers as you explore the park on one of the many 4WD trails.

Summer

Perfect for a camping weekend on the banks of the Goodradigbee River. Relax under the shade of a river she-oak and see if you can spot a wallaby or kangaroo feeding on the river flats.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

11°C and 29°C

Highest recorded

42.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

0°C and 12°C

Lowest recorded

-10°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

August

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

200mm

Facilities

  • Treated water is not available at this campground. Please remember to boil water taken from the Goodradigbee River.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

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 is a remote campground, so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.

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 + 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.

Accessibility

The pit toilet is wheelchair accessible

Permitted

Fishing

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

Prohibited

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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McIntyres campground, Brindabella National Park. Photo: Murray van der Veer/NSW Government