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Woolshed Flat campground

Cocoparra National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Woolshed Flat campground is in the northern precinct of Cocoparra National Park. To get there from Griffith:

  • Take Beelbangera Road to Yenda
  • Turn left into Myall Park Road
  • Turn right into Mount Bingar Road
  • Turn left at the Whitton Stock Route and drive a further 4.6km to Woolshed Flat Road
  • Woolshed Flat campground is a further 3.7km along this road

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Woolshed Flat.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Camp at Woolshed Flat while the days are still long and warm enough to explore the walking tracks and the cool nights are pleasant for sitting and watching the sun set Keep an eye out for the autumn greenhood, an early flowering orchid. .

Spring

Take Jacks Creek walking track to see gorgeous spring flowers, including orchids, daisies, wattles and tea-trees. Watch the first rainbow bee-eaters arrive to build nests in the ground. Their brilliant colours are dazzling. Climb Mount Brodgen to look out over the plains and the tree line of Murrumbidgee River .

Winter

Winter rains bring the creeks and falls to life, and the blue-tinged cypress pine trees contrast against the red rocks beautifully after wet weather. The mosses and lichens on Falcon Falls walking track are also renewed with the seasonal rains Wattles begin to flower and their glorious colour will brighten up a cold day .

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 33°C

Highest recorded

44.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

3°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

–4.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

October

Driest month

December

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

111.3mm

Facilities

  • Tank water is available at this campground, but you’ll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • There may be a limited supply of firewood at this campground, however it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • The nearest services (fuel and food) are available at Yenda or Griffith
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when you leave.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • 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.

This is a remote campground, so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.

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 - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area.

Prohibited

There are noise restrictions in this campground.

Generators

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.

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Woolshed Flat campground. Cocoparra National Park. Photo: John Spencer