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Terarra Creek camping and picnic area

Nangar National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Terarra Creek camping and picnic area.

Getting there and parking

To get to Terarra Creek camping and picnic area:

  • Take Escort Way 10km from Eugowra or 70km from Orange
  • The park entrance sign is at the intersection with Dripping Rock Road
  • Turn south here and travel 2.5km along Dripping Rock Road, where you’ll cross a cattle grid into the park.
  • Once over the cattle grid into the national park, travel along this trail for 4.5km to reach the camping area.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather

Parking

Parking is available at Terarra Creek camping and picnic area.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

As the days cool down, it's perfect weather for taking some of the longer walks along the walking tracks and fire trails.

Spring

Bushwalkers will be rewarded with beautiful wildflowers and flowering shrubs.

Winter

Build a cosy campfire at Terarra Creek camping and picnic area and spend a cool, clear night gazing at the stars.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 33°C

Highest recorded

43.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

2°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

–6.9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

129.5mm

Facilities

  • Water is not available at this campground.
  • There may some firewood at this campground, but it’s a good idea to bring your own supply.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
  • 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.

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).

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.

Terarra Creek camping and picnic area

Park info

Terrara Creek campground and picnic area, Nangar National Park. Photo: K Edwards/NSW Government