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Mirang Pool campground

Heathcote National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mirang Pool campground.

Getting there and parking

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    Mirang Pool campground is in the middle of Heathcote National Park. The campground can only be accessed by foot from Heathcote.

    To get there:

    • Enter from Heathcote train station and look for the Mirang Pool signpost at the top of the stairs leading down to the pools.
    • Follow the signs to the campground (1¾ hr walk on a bush track).

    It is quite a long walk from the park’s entrance to the campground, so be sure to bring a Heathcote National Park topographic map.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • No vehicle access

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    There is no vehicle access to the campground. Parking is available at:

    • Heathcote, at the western end of Oliver Street (1¼ hr walk on a bush track)
    • Heathcote train station (1¾ hr walk on a bush track)

    Best times to visit

    Heathcote National Park offers an exceptional visit all year round. You're sure to find a walk, tour, activity or attraction to appeal, regardless of the season.

    Spring

    Visit Heathcote National Park in spring to see blooming Gymea lilies give a scarlet glow to the gullies.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    16°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded

    42°C (1977)

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded

    -0.6° C (1968)

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    254.5mm

    Facilities

    • Mirang Pool is a remote backpack camping area. Campers must carry all their equipment to the campground and be fully self-sufficient.
    • Sites are unmarked and suitable for tents only. Camping is available for 1 night stays only.
    • There are no facilities at this campground – please pack accordingly.
    • Water is not available at this campground.
    • Rubbish bins are not available – please take rubbish with you when leaving.

    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.

    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

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Prohibited

    Amplified music is not permitted.

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    Campfires are not permitted at Mirang Pool campground, so please bring your own fuel stove.

    Gathering firewood

    Generators

    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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    Park info

    Flower. Photo:John Yurasek