Native Dog campground
Cathedral Rock National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
COVID-safe travel from 1 June 2020
All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking. Click the book now button to see availability and restrictions. To prepare for your camping trip, read these camping safety tips.
Native Dog campground, just off Guyra Road, has plenty of open grassland for picnicking or pitching a tent. Native Dog creek is a short walk away.
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water|
Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking. A minimum daily rate applies which includes the first 2 occupants.
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Native Dog campground is spread far and wide, and ideal for relaxing. It’s mere minutes from the Cathedral Rock National Park’s northern entrance, so shortly after arriving at the park you’ll soon be lazing in the picnic area with a cup of tea in hand.
Kids and adults alike will enjoy clambering on boulders and playing on the grass; there are plenty of boulders and lush grass to run and play on. If you feel like heading out on a walk, Warrigal track is an easy 1km circuit and Native Dog Creek is ideal for paddling. For a longer hike, carry on to Woolpack Rocks and, beyond that, Cathedral Rock.
Kangaroos and wallabies feed on open grassland and are often found posing for photographs among the boulders and tents. Birdwatchers will be thrilled; over 90 species of birds live in Cathedral Rock. Not to be outdone in the beauty stakes, myrtle tea trees, lemon bottlebrush and the pretty purple flowered coast mint bush all thrive here.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Glen Innes office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6739 0700
- 68 Church Street, Glen Innes NSW 2370
- in Cathedral Rock National Park in the Country NSW region
Cathedral Rock National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.