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Cobark Park picnic area

Barrington Tops National Park

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

Getting there and parking

Cobark Park picnic area is in the northern section of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:

From Gloucester:

  • Take Thunderbolts Way, which becomes Scone Road then Barrington Tops Forest Road
  • After about 45km, you’ll reach a pull out for Cobark Park picnic area on your left
  • The picnic area is just beyond the pull out.

From Scone:

  • Take the Hunter Road from Scone
  • Turn right on to Moonan Brook Road, then turn left on Barrington Tops Forest Road.
  • The picnic area is on the right, 7km past Honeysuckle.

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


There's an informal, unmarked gravel carpark at the picnic area.


Picnic tables

There are accessible picnic shelters set on concrete slabs at the picnic area. There's a short section of grass between the gravel road and the picnic shelter, and a small lip from the grass onto the concrete slab where the picnic shelter is.


Step-free access

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.

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Safety messages

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

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).


Disability access level - hard

The picnic area is step-free and mostly flat with accessible picnic shelters, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over hard-packed ground, gravel and grass to reach the picnic area's facilities.




Camp fires and solid fuel burners


Gathering firewood




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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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