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Moore Park picnic area

Moore Park Nature Reserve

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Moore Park picnic area is at the northern end of Moore Park Nature Reserve. To get there:

  • From Summerland Way at Old Grevillia, travel 1.1km along Findon Creek Road.
  • The picnic area is located on the right, immediately before the first bridge over Richmond River.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Moore Park picnic area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you at Moore Park Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

The ripening figs attract numbers of rainforest pigeons.

Spring

The silky oaks are in bloom, their gold flowers brightening the forest.

Summer

More than 10,000 flying foxes use the reserve as a maternity ward. Please ensure you do not disturb them.

Winter

Frosts and fogs hug the forest in the early morning, but once they lift the days are glorious.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 29°C

Highest recorded

42.9°C

Winter temperature

Average

4°C and 20°C

Lowest recorded

-1.4°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

210mm

Facilities

  • You'll need to bring your own drinking and cooking water
  • You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

Amenities

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • Assistance may be required to access this area

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the reserve.

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.

Moore Park picnic area

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Moore Park picnic area, Moore Park Nature Reserve. Photo: OEH