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Red Gum campground

Clyde River National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Red Gum campground.

Getting there and parking

On entering Clyde River National Park:

  • Follow Rotary Drive for about 1.5km until you pass Holmes lookout
  • Take the second right and drive for approximately 2km until you arrive at Red Gum campground

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available a short walk from Red Gum campground, near the toilets

Best times to visit

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

Spring

Take in magnificent sunset views from Holmes lookout after a day of exploring.

Summer

Get away from the holiday crowds and enjoy peaceful camping, swimming and kayaking on mighty Clyde River.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

14°C and 24°C

Highest recorded

43.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

6°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

0°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

867.5mm

Facilities

  • Water is not available at this campground.
  • Firewood is not provided and is sparse in the park.
  • You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.
  • Boat hire, camping supplies, grocery stores and medical supplies and services are available at Batemans Bay.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (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.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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).

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.

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area.

Prohibited

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.

Red Gum campground

Park info

Red Gum campground hero, Clyde River National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd.