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New Country Swamp campground

Mummel Gulf National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about New Country Swamp campground.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    New Country Swamp campground is on the eastern side of Mummel Gulf National Park. To get there:

    • From Oxley Highway, take Enfield Road and drive for 12km, turning right into Mummel Forest Road.
    • From Nowendoc, take Brackendale Road and then turn right into Mummel Forest Road. New Country Swamp is approximately 25km from Brackendale Road.

    Road quality

    Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become slippery when it rains.

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • Dry weather only

    Parking

    Parking is available at New Country Swamp campground.

    Best times to visit

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

    Spring

    The forest is in bloom in spring; keep an eye out for greenhood orchids on the forest floor.

    Summer

    Take advantage of the forest shade while the coast and western slopes are hot. At night, boobook owls can be heard milling about the campground.

    Winter

    Light snow sometimes falls in winter, combining with misty mornings to create an evocative atmosphere.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 28.5°C

    Highest recorded

    42.2°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6.1°C and 19.2°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5.1°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    July

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    234.6mm

    Facilities

    • Water is not available at this campground
    • Rubbish bins are not available – please take rubbish with you when leaving

    Toilets

    • Non-flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)

    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.

    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).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - hard

    Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty.

    Prohibited

    Generators

    Generators are not permitted in this campground.

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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