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Greenglade picnic area

Nadgee Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Greenglade picnic area is in the northern precinct of Nadgee Nature Reserve. To get there from Eden:

  • Travel south along the Princes Highway for 22.5 km
  • Turn left onto Wonboyn Road and follow the road to Myrtle Cove
  • Follow Nadgee Road, which continues on from Myrtle Cove, to the entrance of Nadgee Nature Reserve.
  • Continue along Greenglade Road, which commences at the Nadgee Nature Reserve sign, and continue to the Greenglade car park.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Greenglade 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 is available in a hard-packed ground carpark at Greenglade picnic area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Nadgee Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.


Autumn is a great time to enjoy Nadgee, with the mild climate favouring walking and picnicking, flower spotting and birdwatching.


Try your luck spotting humpback whales as they migrate south to the Antarctic on any of the beaches and headlands within Nadgee Take one of the many walks – short or long – and view the beautiful wildflowers .


Relax by the pristine beaches and rivers within the reserve.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


17°C and 22°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


10°C and 16°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



  • You'll need to bring drinking water
  • You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season. Wood fires are not allowed.


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables


Step-free access

The picnic area is flat and step-free, with a paved pathway that leads past the information shelter and to the beach.

There are no other pathways at the picnic area - you'll need to cross over sandy hard-packed ground to reach the rest of the facilities.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Seats and resting points

There's a bench seat on the beach.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing 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 - medium

Greenglade picnic area is flat and step-free, with the following accessible facilities:

  • A paved pathway that leads past the information shelter and to the beach
  • Accessible toilets. The toilets are set close to the paved pathway but there's a short stretch of hard-packed ground to reach the entrance.
  • A bench seat on beach for resting.

You'll need to cross over sandy hard-packed ground to get to other parts of the picnic area that are not along the paved path. 



A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.



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.

Greenglade picnic area

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