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Norman Jolly picnic area

Nymboi-Binderay National Park

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

Getting there and parking

Norman Jolly picnic area is in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. To get there:

  • From Dorrigo, travel north along Tyringham Road
  • Turn right into Moonpar Road
  • Norman Jolly picnic area is located at the end of Moonpar Road.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Norman Jolly picnic area can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only


Parking is available at Norman Jolly picnic area

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. One of the highlights of a visit to the park is a whitewater rafting trip down the Nymboida River. Spring is a great time to head out on a guided tour.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


18°C and 29°C

Winter temperature


5°C and 20°C


Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



Water is not available at the picnic area so you'll need to bring your own supply.


There's an ambulant non-flush toilet at the picnic area.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Step-free access

The picnic area is flat and step-free, with a 1m-wide walkway made of concrete pavers that goes across Norman Jolly Road to the toilets.

Some picnic tables are along the path, but you'll need to cross over short stretches of flat grass to reach the others.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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 - easy

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

  • An ambulant toilet set at the end of a paved path
  • Accessible picnic tables, some of which are set along the path. You'll need to cross over short stretches of flat grass to reach the others.



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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