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Bindarray picnic area

Bindarri National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Bindarray picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Bindarray picnic area is in the eastern precinct of Bindarri National Park. To get there:

  • Follow the directions to the park entrance via Dairyville Road
  • Drive 1.6km along Jersey Bull Road (lower road on the left) and park at the picnic area carpark.
  • Alternatively, park 2WD vehicles at the park entrance and walk the remaining 1.6km to the picnic area (includes a creek crossing).

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

4WD vehicle parking is available at the picnic area. 2WD parking is available at the park entrance.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Get off the beaten track and take your 4WD through pristine bushlands, stopping to see the magnificent Bangalore Falls.

Spring

Enjoy picnicking and swimming by the river and easy walking to see spectacular waterfalls.

Summer

Take a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of Urumbilum River.

Winter

Head off on your mountain bike and explore the remote forest trails.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

43.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 20°C

Lowest recorded

-3.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

781.9mm

Facilities

Amenities

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

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

Gathering firewood

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.

Bindarray picnic area

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Urumbilum River, Bindarri National Park. Photo: Shane Ruming