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Lagoon Pinch picnic area

Barrington Tops National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Lagoon Pinch picnic area is in the Lagoon Pinch to Williams River precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:

  • Take Chichester Dam Road from Dungog for approximately 10km
  • Turn left into Salisbury Road
  • Continue on for approximately 40km, taking Williams Top Road, and follow the signs to the picnic area.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Lagoon Pinch picnic area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Barrington Tops National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Take to the park's walking tracks to make the most of cooler and drier daytime weather.

Spring

Look out for ground orchids and other wildflowers along the Polblue Swamp walking track.

Summer

Look out for the eastern water dragon basking on rocks around the streams.

Facilities

Picnic tables

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

Prohibited

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Lagoon Pinch picnic area

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Lagoon Pinch picnic area, Barrington Tops National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government