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Way Way Creek Road drive

Yarriabini National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Way Way Creek Road drive.

Getting there and parking

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    Way Way Creek Road drive is in the northern precinct of Yarriabini National Park. To get there:

    • From Macksville, follow the Pacific Highway south for approximately 5.5km
    • Turn left into Albert Drive and left right into Rosewood Road
    • Continue on Rosewood Road for 5km until it becomes Way Way Creek Road
    • At the end of Way Way Creek Road turn left into Scotts Head Road which connects back to the Pacific Highway.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Take your mountain bike along Way Way Creek Road and feel the refreshing air in the forest.

    Spring

    Enjoy a scenic drive along Way Way Creek Road, with its bubbling creek crossings and vibrant green forest.

    Summer

    Enjoy a picnic under the shade and wander through the cool rainforest at The Pines picnic area.

    Winter

    Admire the colourful banksias in flower along Tower Road as you head up to Yarriabini lookout to see spectacular views of Macleay Valley.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    18°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded

    41.7°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    11°C and 19°C

    Lowest recorded

    4°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    702.6mm

    Facilities

    • You'll need to bring your own drinking water
    • Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Cycling safety

    Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

    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).

    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.

    Prohibited

    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.

    If you're travelling through a national park or reserve on a public road you can have pets inside your vehicle. However, you must keep them inside your vehicle while driving through national parks or reserves. You must also comply with any conditions in the park’s plan of management, and you cannot stop to visit the park or use park facilities (unless for safety reasons, or to use publicly accessible toilets).

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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