Rummery Park campground
Whian Whian State Conservation Area
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.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become boggy when it rains.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- 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.
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 .
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 .
When the weather heats up, swimming in Boggy Creek is a popular way to cool off.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
28°C and 28°C
8°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- 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.
- Non-flush toilets
Each campsite has a picnic table. There’s also a shared covered cooking galley with tables, benches and wood fire barbecues.
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)
Maps and downloads
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.
You can bring chemical toilets (porta potties) but please don't empty them into the NPWS toilets.
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.
Please don't play amplified music.
Please bring your own supply.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in Whian Whian State Conservation Area in the North Coast region
Whian Whian State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather.
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