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Rummery Park campground

Whian Whian State Conservation Area

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Rummery Park campground.

Getting there and parking

Rummery Park campground is in the eastern precinct of Whian Whian State Conservation Area. To get there:

From the eastern park entrance (via Rosebank):

  • Take Minyon Drive, past Minyon Falls picnic area, over the causeway.
  • Continue along Minyon Drive until you reach the Peates Mountain Road intersection
  • Turn right into Peates Mountain Road and the campground is approximately 100m to the north.

From the southern park entrance on Nightcap Range Road (via Dunoon):

  • Continue north up Nightcap Range Road to the top of the range
  • Turn left into Peates Mountain Road and the campground is approximately 100m north.
  • Please note that the Peates Mountain Road link to Gibbergunyah Range Road is now closed and is gated at Rummery Park.

Both entrances have directional signposting to the campground.

Road quality

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

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Parking

  • Parking for 1 verhicle per booking is available in the Rummery Park campground carpark
  • Goanna group campsite has parking for 4 vehicles in its carpark

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Whian Whian State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

The cooler months are great for enjoying some of the longer bushwalks available in both Whian Whian and the adjoining Nightcap National Park - Autumn/winter .

Spring

Bushwalking when many plant species are in bloom, such as bottlebrush, wattle and tea tree species along the creeks. Swimming in the Boggy Creek along the Boggy Creek walk The Freedom Marathon is an annual event held in spring .

Summer

When the weather heats up, swimming in Boggy Creek is a popular way to cool off.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

28°C and 28°C

Highest recorded

40°C

Winter temperature

Average

8°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

-0.6°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

430.5mm

Facilities

  • Sites are marked and suitable for motorhomes, caravans, camper trailers and campervans.
  • Sites are not powered
  • Rubbish bins are not available, please take your rubbish with you when leaving
  • There are no shower facilities
  • Water is not available at this campground so you'll need to bring your own drinking and cooking water.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Each campsite has a picnic table. There’s also a shared covered cooking galley with tables, benches and wood fire barbecues.

Barbecue facilities

Each campsite has a fire ring. There are also shared gas barbecues and fire pits throughout the campground.

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)
  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

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).

Water activities

Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area. There is bridge access across Boggy Creek in the central area of the campground. Wheelchair accessible toilets and disabled car spaces are available.

Permitted

You can bring chemical toilets (porta potties) but please don't empty them into the NPWS toilets. 

Generators

You can use a 4 stroke generator in this campground to recharge batteries, but not as a power source to run equipment. Be a considerate camper and chat to your neighbouring campers about your generator use

Prohibited

Please don't play amplified music.

Gathering firewood

Please 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.

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Rummery Park Camping Area, Whian Whian State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government