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Apsley Falls picnic area

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

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  • Mummel Gulf National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

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  • View from Budds Mare lookout, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

    Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

    Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, near Armidale, spoils you with World Heritage-listed gondwana rainforest, historic sites, and magnificent waterfalls. It’s perfect for walking, camping, bike or horse riding, and fishing.

 

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Apsley Falls picnic area

Park info

  • in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • There are 3 areas in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park where you'll need day use vehicle permits: Halls Peak campground and picnic area, Riverside campground and picnic area, and Youdales Hut campground and picnic area. Day use vehicle permits can be bought online or by calling the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. If camping, permit fees are included in the campground fee.

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View from Budds Mare lookout, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary