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Nymboida River campground

Nymboida National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Nymboida River campground.

Getting there and parking

To reach Nymboida River campground from Grafton (4WD required):

  • Travel west along Gwydir Highway from Grafton, and turn south onto Old Glen Innes Road, 8km from Grafton
  • Travel along Old Glen Innes Road a further 32km to the top of Buccarumbi Range
  • Turn north onto Doboy Road, travelling a further 24km to Nymboida National Park and Nymboida River campground

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

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Nymboida River campground.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Take on a canoeing challenge as the heat of summer wanes, but the water is still not too cold if you fancy a dip.

Spring

As the days and nights grow warmer, this is a perfect time to camp and bushwalk in Nymboida.

Summer

In summer, the water is warm enough for swimming.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

35°C

Winter temperature

Average

–1°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

–8.9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

254.8mm

Facilities

  • Water is not available at this campground
  • Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

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.

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.

Nymboida River campground

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