Gur-um-bee picnic area
Wallingat National Park
Nestled amongst the flood gums, family-friendly Gur-um-bee picnic area, near Forster, is a great base for cycling and car touring in Wallingat National Park.
- Picnic areas
- Wallingat National Park
- What to
- Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
- Please note
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching.
Gur-um-bee picnic area is an ideal base to explore the coastal forests within Wallingat National park, either on a car tour or by mountain bike. Located on the NSW Mid North Coast, near Forster, it’s ideal for a leisurely family picnic.
Set within a tranquil bush setting of moist eucalypt forest with majestic flood gums and lush cabbage tree palms, this picnic area is a great spot for birdwatching. Look for king parrots and wonga pigeons and if you’re lucky, you might even see a shy bower bird darting through the bush.
Unroll the picnic blanket in a shady spot on the grass or make use of the sheltered picnic tables. Either way, there’s plenty of space for the kids to kick a ball while you prepare lunch. For scenic views across the park, check out Whoota Whoota lookout, or enjoy a cycle or leisurely drive along Wallingat Forest drive.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Booti Booti Office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Closed public holidays.
- 02 6591 0300
- The Ruins campground, Booti Booti National Park, 4374 The Lakes Way, Booti Booti 2428
- in Wallingat National Park in the North Coast region
Wallingat National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to extreme weather or fire danger.