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Woolshed Flat campground

Turon National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Woolshed Flat campground.

Getting there and parking

Woolshed Flat campground is in Turon National Park. To get there:

  • Take Mudgee Road from Lithgow and drive about 40km through Capertee
  • Turn left into Lochader Road, just north of Capertee
  • Follow the signs to Turon National Park

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Park is usually available next to the river on a large grassy flat.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

The cooler days make it a good time to enjoy the more active adventures in the park – such as remote bushwalking or mountain biking. Or take a tour from the comfort of your 4WD.

Spring

Thanks to bird migrations in the area, this is a fantastic time for keen birdwatchers to visit and see many interesting species. The mild weather also makes it a perfect time for camping with the kids.

Summer

Enjoy camping in the summer and cool off by paddling, swimming, fishing or canoeing on the river when the days are hot.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

7°C and 26°C

Highest recorded

25.2°C

Winter temperature

Average

-1°C and 10°C

Lowest recorded

-0.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

April

Driest month

January

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

135

Facilities

  • Drinking water is not available at this campground
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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).

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park

Generators

Generators are not permitted in this campground.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Woolshed Flat campground

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