Brimbin picnic area
Brimbin Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about the Brimbin picnic area .
Getting there and parking
On entering Brimbin Nature Reserve, park in the carpark to which the picnic area is adjacent.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
There's a gravel carpark at the picnic area with 2 accessible parking spaces.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Brimbin Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
Keep a close eye out for the flowering fairy light (or helmet) orchid in the forest leaf litter. It's a sparkling white flower with pinkish edges that grows on a short stem.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
17.2°C and 28.6°C
6.5°C and 19.1°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
There are accessible non-flush toilets at the picnic area in the carpark. You can reach the toilets via a metal access ramp.
- Non-flush toilets
There's a large picnic shelter set on a paved slab. The shelter has barbecues, picnic tables with bench seats and an island table without seating.
You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground and grass to reach the shelter and there's a small lip onto the slab that the shelter sits on.
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
The picnic area is step-free and mostly flat, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground, gravel and grass to reach the picnic area's facilities.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
- The picnic area is step-free and mostly flat, but there are no pathways.
- You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground, gravel and grass to reach the picnic area's facilities.
- There are accessible toilets at the picnic area.
- There are 2 accessible parking spaces in the carpark.
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Taree office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6552 4097
- 78 Hargreaves Drive, Taree NSW 2430