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Peacock Creek campground

Richmond Range National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Peacock Creek campground.

Getting there and parking

Peacock Creek campground is in the northern precinct of Richmond Range National Park. To get there from Kyogle:

  • Leave Summerland Way south of Kyogle at McDonalds Bridge Road
  • Follow Sextonville and Peacock Creek roads

To get there from Casino:

  • Reach the southern end of the park by leaving the Bruxner Highway at Cambridge Plateau scenic drive near Mallanganee
  • Continue north along Cambridge Plateau scenic drive for 32km until reaching the intersection with Peacock Creek Road
  • Turn left and travel 3km to campground

Road quality

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

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Peacock Creek campground.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Peacock Creek campground is a great place to camp in autumn. This clean, open, sunny campground is perfect for camping with wood fires, while watching an array of birdlife by your tent.

Spring

This is a lovely time to drive along Cambridge Plateau scenic drive. See new red tips on the rainforest trees, creamy clusters of flowers on wonga vines, and white flowering clematis vines in full bloom.

Summer

Enjoy the cool of the rainforests during these hot months. The Culmaran Creek walking track is a perfect place to cool off.

Winter

Watch mists rising in the valley below from Cambridge Plateau picnic. On a clear winter's day, you can see all the way east to Wollumbin and Nightcap national parks.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

25°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

27°C

Winter temperature

Average

15°C and 21°C

Lowest recorded

15°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

214.6mm

Facilities

  • Rubbish bins are not available. Please take your rubbish with you when leaving.
  • Water is not available at this campground

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 + 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).

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.

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area.

Permitted

Generators

Generators are permitted in particular areas within this campground.

Prohibited

Noise restrictions apply at this campground.

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park, so you’ll need to bring your own supply.

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Peacock Creek campground

Park info

Culmaran Loop, Richmond Range National Park. Photo: J Atkins/NSW Government