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Sculptures in the Scrub picnic area and campground

Pilliga National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Sculptures in the Scrub picnic area and campground.

Getting there and parking

Sculpture in the Scrub campground is in Timmallallie National Park. To get there from Barradine:

  • Follow Sculpture signage when leaving Baradine
  • Drive along Indians Lane for approximately 9.5km
  • Turn right at the T junction onto No 1 Break Road and drive for about 13km
  • Turn right onto Top Crossing Road and drive for approximately 11km
  • Turn left into Dandry Gorge Road and drive for 1km, following the signs to Sculpture in the Scrub campground.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Sculpture in the Scrub walking track can become impassable in heavy rain.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Sculptures in the Scrub picnic area and campground.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

You may experience a great range of temperatures on any day in the park. In summer it's generally hot in the daytime and temperatures often exceed 40C. In winter nights can be very cold, but you can enjoy clear sunny days. Rainfall is also highly variable, ranging from drought to prolonged wet periods, with the average annual rainfall around 600mm. Creeks may quickly become impassable after heavy rain.

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 35°C

Highest recorded

45°C

Winter temperature

Average

2°C and 21°C

Lowest recorded

-6.1°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

June to September

Facilities

Untreated rainwater is available at this picnic area, however it is advisable to boil it before drinking.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

If you’re bushwalking in this park it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

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).

Navigational systems may not work in this park.

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Assistance may be required to access the picnic area.

  • The toilet is wheelchair accessible
  • The walking track is not wheelchair accessible

Permitted

Generators

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.

Sculptures in the Scrub picnic area and campground

Park info

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Sculpture in the Scrub Picnic Area and Campground, Pilliga National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary