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Youngville campground

Mount Royal National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Youngville campground.

Getting there and parking

Youngville campground is in the centre of Mount Royal National Park. To get there:

  • Continue along Mount Royal Road until you reach the campground

Road quality

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

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather

Parking

Parking is available at Youngville campground.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

This is the best time of year to tackle the hike to Pieries Peak for spectacular scenic views of the area.

Summer

Enjoy a shady barbecue at Youngville picnic area.

Winter

Orchids are in flower at this time of year, so take a walk to Carrow Brook to enjoy them.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17°C and 30°C

Highest recorded

42.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

-1.7°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

146mm

Facilities

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

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)
  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

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).

Prohibited

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 dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

Pieries Peak walking track, Mount Royal National Park. Photo: Susan Davis.