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Mogo campground

Yengo National Park

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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 is available in the main gravel carpark.
  • You cannot park on your campsite.
  • 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.


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


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


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


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


  • Campsites are marked and suitable for tents only.
  • The campground has a maximum capacity of 60 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.


There's an accessible composting non-flush toilet at the campground that's set along a short woodchip path and timber ramp.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

There is a wood barbecue at each site and a wood barbecue in the camp kitchen.

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)


Step-free access

The campground is mostly flat and step-free but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over flat grass to reach the facilities.

Seats and resting points

There are sandstone logs next to sites 1, 2 and 3 and also along the edge of the carpark that serve as bench seats for resting.

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 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).

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


Disability access level - medium

Mogo campground is mostly flat and step-free, with the following accessible facilities:

  • An accessible toilet that's set along a woodchip path, with a timber ramp that leads to the entrance
  • Accessible picnic tables
  • Sandstone logs at the edge of the carpark and at sites 1, 2 and 3 that can be used as bench seats for resting.

Besides the path to the toilets, there are no other pathways at this campground. You'll need to cross over flat grass to reach the campsites and facilities like the camp kitchen and picnic shelters.


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


Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

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.

Mogo campground

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.