Pipers Creek picnic area
Myall Lakes National Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Pipers Creek picnic area.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Pipers Creek picnic area is in the Myall River precinct of Myall Lakes National Park. The picnic area can only be accessed by foot or boat via the lower Myall River. To get there:
- From Hawks Nest, follow Mungo Brush Road Drive
- Pipers Creek trailhead is on the left opposite the Lemontree 4WD beach access point
- Leave the car here and follow Pipers Creek trail for approximately 500m to the picnic area.
- Boat ramps are available at Mungo Brush campground and Marine Drive, Tea Gardens.
Park entry points
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Pipers Creek trailhead, Mungo Brush campground and Marine Drive, Tea Gardens.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Myall Lakes National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A good time to visit when the weather is a little cooler and the park is less busy.
Magnificent wildflower displays as they bloom across the heathlands.
Look for dolphins swimming among the waves.
Head to Sugarloaf Point to watch for whales on their annual migration.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
19°C and 27°C
10°C and 19°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
There are no toilets at Pipers Creek picnic area. The nearest facilities are located at Stewart & Lloyds campground.
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- in Myall Lakes National Park in the North Coast region
Myall Lakes National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day.
The park has coin/card operated pay and display machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS visitor service officers regularly visit camping areas to collect fees from campers and sell annual passes. Day passes and annual passes also available from the Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah and Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centres, and other local outlets.
Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).Buy annual pass