Cambridge Plateau picnic area
Richmond Range National Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Cambridge Plateau picnic area.
Getting there and parking
Cambridge Plateau picnic area is in the southern precinct of Richmond Range National Park. To get there from Casino:
- Leave the Bruxner Highway at Cambridge Plateau scenic drive near Mallanganee
- Travel north along Cambridge Plateau scenic drive for 12km
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Cambridge Plateau picnic area can become slippery and boggy when it rains.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Dry weather only
Parking is available at Cambridge Plateau picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Richmond Range National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Peacock Creek campground is a great place to camp in autumn. This clean, open, sunny campground is perfect for camping with wood fires, while watching an array of birdlife by your tent.
This is a lovely time to drive along Cambridge Plateau scenic drive. See new red tips on the rainforest trees, creamy clusters of flowers on wonga vines, and white flowering clematis vines in full bloom.
Enjoy the cool of the rainforests during these hot months. The Culmaran Creek walking track is a perfect place to cool off.
Watch mists rising in the valley below from Cambridge Plateau picnic. On a clear winter's day, you can see all the way east to Wollumbin and Nightcap national parks.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
25°C and 27°C
15°C and 21°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Bring your own cooking water.
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
Assistance may be required to access this area.
Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Kyogle office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6632 0000
- 136 Summerland Way, Kyogle NSW 2474