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Mogo campground

Yengo National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

To get there via Kulnura or Laguna/Wollombi:

  • Turn onto Mogo Creek Road/Settlers Road off George Downes Drive at Bucketty.
  • Drive 6.3km in a southerly direction along Settlers Road to the campground

To get there via St Albans or Wisemans Ferry:

  • Starting at St Albans village, drive north along Wollombi Road/Mogo Creek Road for about 28.5km to the campground.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available in the main carpark behind the camping bollards. You cannot park on your campsite. There's a maximum of 3 vehicles per booking.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Try mountain bike-riding around the Mount Yengo loop trail.

Spring

Set up camp at either Blue Gums or Mountain Arm campground and enjoy the stunning spring wildflower display.

Summer

Great for 4WD touring, experience those amazing sunsets and spectacular views from Finchley lookout.

Winter

Make Big Yango House your base to explore the park, enjoy warm days on the veranda and chilly nights by the fireplace.

Facilities

  • Campsites are marked and suitable for tents only.
  • The campground has a maximum capacity of 50 campers.
  • All campsites are unpowered and there is no power available in the campground.
  • There are no shower facilities.
  • Drinking water is not available at the campground. A rainwater tank water is available at the campground for general washing.
  • Rubbish and recycling bins are available.

Toilets

Composting

  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

There are 6 shared fire rings in the campground and a wood barbecue in the camp kitchen.

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Goannas roam around the campground. They are wild animals and should not be fed. Feeding them promotes scavenging behaviour and may make them aggressive and a nuisance to visitors. 

To help protect goannas, please:

  • Store food in sealed containers or in the car
  • Clean up any rubbish in the area and keep it out of their reach
  • Take all food scraps home

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.

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).

Mobile service is available 500m along Mogo Creek Road towards Bucketty.


Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

The campground is relatively flat and there are wheelchair accessible toilets.

Prohibited

Amplified music and chemical toilets (porta potties) are not permitted at this campground.

Gathering firewood

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

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

  • in Yengo National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and North Coast regions
  • Yengo National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    The Big Yango precinct of the park is within locked gates and requires a permit to enter.

Mogo campground, Yengo National Park. Photo: John Spencer