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Bird Tree picnic area

Middle Brother National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Bird Tree picnic area is in Middle Brother National Park. To get there:

  • Turn west off Pacific Highway at TV Road, following it until you reach the intersection with Grey Gum Ridge Road.
  • Turn left and drive 1.8km before reaching the Mudfords Road intersection
  • Turn right and continue along Grey Gum Ridge Road for 1.2 km, then turn right into Bird Tree trail.
  • A walking track at the end leads to Bird Tree picnic area

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Bird Tree picnic area 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 Bird Tree picnic area.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Any time of year is great for visiting Bird Tree and Benaroon, but come in autumn to escape the summer heat and settle down for a relaxing picnic.

Spring

In late spring, North Brother wattle flowers with bright yellow spikes, adding a scenic flourish to the park.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 25.6°C

Highest recorded

25.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

5.9°C and 17.3°C

Lowest recorded

5.3°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

310.6mm

Facilities

Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

Picnic tables

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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).

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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