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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 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.


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


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


In summer, the water is warm enough for swimming.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


13°C and 25°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


–1°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



  • 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.


  • 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.



Generators are not permitted in this campground.


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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Nymboida River campground

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