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Billys Hole picnic area

Warrabah National Park

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Billys Hole picnic area is in Warrabah National Park, near Gum Hole campground. It’s a great spot for bushwalking, birdwatching, fishing, and canoeing on the Namoi River, near Manilla, north of Tamworth.

Billys Hole picnic area is located 4km beyond Warrabah campground, and around 250m beyond Gum Hole campground, on Billys Hole trail.

You’ll need to park at the end of Billys Hole trail and walk 200m to the picnic area, which sits on the banks of the Namoi River.

Avoid using Google Maps directions from Manilla, as these take you on unsafe, unmarked roads through private property. To reach the picnic area, head towards Barraba and take Barraba Street then Namoi River Road and follow the signs to Warrabah National Park.


  • Grassy clearing surrounded by trees with a picnic table and wood barbecue at Gum Hole campground and picnic area in Warrabah National Park. Photo: Peter Berney © DPIE

    Gum Hole campground and picnic area

    Gum Hole campground and picnic area is a great place to explore Warrabah National Park and go bushwalking, birdwatching, fishing, swimming or canoeing on the river.

  • Covered barbecue area amongst the trees, overlooking the river, Warrabah National Park. Photo: Joshua Smith © DPE

    Warrabah campground and picnic area

    Enjoy vehicle-based camping in your 4WD beside Namoi River at Warrabah campground and picnic area, where you can bushwalk, fish, swim, and go canoeing.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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