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Woolpress Bend campground

Yanga National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Woolpress Bend campground.

Getting there and parking

Woolpress Bend campground is in the northern area of Yanga National Park. To get there:

From Balranald:

  • Take Sturt Highway east for 10.5km
  • Turn north onto Waugorah Road and continue around 44km (after the first 22km roads are unsealed)
  • At the intersection with the old fridge mailboxes, turn left onto Coates Road
  • Continue 5km, crossing the bridge over Waugorah Creek then keeping right onto Waugorah trail
  • Then turn left at the information shelter onto Woolpress Bend trail and follow 4km to the campground.

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Woolpress Bend campground.

Facilities

  • Water is not available at this campground.     
  • There are no rubbish bins, so please take your rubbish with you when you leave.
  • Gas and fuel stoves are recommended as there are no designated barbecues or fire rings at the campground.

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).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Campfires are permitted on the ground at the campground, except during park or total fire bans (generally 1 October to 31 March). BYO firewood. Gas stoves are recommended in summer.

Cycling

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Generators

Prohibited

Recreational hunting in NSW National Parks is an illegal activity and is a fineable offence.

Gathering firewood

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.

Woolpress Bend campground Search availability

Park info

  • in Yanga National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Yanga National Park is open Sunrise to Sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Yanga Homestead Precinct is open 8.30am - 4.30pm.