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Sheepstation Creek campground

Border Ranges National Park

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

Getting there and parking

Sheepstation Creek campground is just off the Tweed Range Scenic Drive at the western entrance to the Scenic Drive. To get there:

From Kyogle:

  • Drive north along the Summerland Way to Wiangaree, then turn right onto Lynches Creek Road.
  • Continue on Lynches Creek Road and Forest Road (follow signs) for 16km to the park entrance.
  • Sheepstation Creek campground is on the left.

From Lismore:

  • Drive to Kyogle and then follow the directions from Kyogle.

From Murwillumbah:

  • Drive to Kyogle and then follow the directions from Kyogle.
  • You can also enter the park via Williams Road and Creegans Road at Lillian Rock.
  • Drive through the park on the Tweed Range Scenic Drive to its western end and Sheepstation Creek.

From Beaudesert and Rathdowney:

  • Take Running Creek Road from Mt Lindesay Highway to Grady’s Creek Road (Lion’s Road) in NSW.
  • Continue on Grady’s Creek Road 12.5km to Simes Road.
  • Follow Simes Road 3km to Forest Road.
  • Turn left onto Forest Road and travel 4.5km to Sheepstation Creek campground.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available in gravel carparks at Sheepstation Creek campground, including 1 accessible parking space near the first toilet block.

Best times to visit

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


A picnic at Border Loop lookout and picnic area is a must during autumn. It's also a popular spot to see the historic Border Loop railway line.


The perfect time to get away from it all on a family camping trip. Sheepstation Creek campground is a great base for exploring Border Ranges National Park.


Watching the sunrise from Pinnacle lookout offers the best views of the crater escarpment, Wollumbin-Mount Warning and the coast. You're bound to find it a breathtaking experience.


Take in the park's scenery from the comfort of your car or motor home as you drive along the Tweed Range Scenic drive. Be sure to take some breaks along the way though – you don't want to miss the views.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


18°C and 30°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


8°C and 22°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



  • Water at the campground is not suitable for drinking.
  • Rubbish bins are not provided. Please take you rubbish with you when you leave.


There are 2 sets of accessible toilets at the campground. Both are set along pathways and have a raised walkway with a handrail leading to the entrance.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Step-free access

The campground is flat and step-free, with pathways that lead to some parts of the campground:

  • There's a concrete path that leads to the top toilet and one that leads to the top tent sites
  • There's a gravel path that leads to sites 11, 12, 13 and to the lower galley camp kitchen
  • There are gravel footpaths that lead to sites 17 and 18

To reach the other areas of the campground, you'll need to cross over the unsealed, gravel 2WD access roads, hard-packed ground and flat grass.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

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 Plus 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).


Disability access level - medium

Sheepstation Creek campground is flat and mostly step-free with the following accessible facilities:

  • An accessible parking spot in one of the gravel carparks
  • An accessible toilet in the northern part of the campground. This toilet is near the accessible parking spot and has a ramp with handrails leading up to the entrance.
  • Accessible picnic tables
  • Concrete and gravel paths leading to some of the campsites and the northern toilets.

There are some parts of the campground where people with reduced mobility may need assistance:

  • The toilets in the eastern part of the campground have stone steps leading to them
  • You'll need to cross over unsealed, gravel, hard-packed ground and flat grass in some parts of the campground.



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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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