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Tooloom picnic area

Tooloom National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

On entering Tooloom National Park, you’ll see Tooloom picnic area.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available on Tooloom Road, a short walk from Tooloom picnic area.

Best times to visit

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


Listen out for calls of pied currawongs signifying the return of colder weather as you find a sunny spot to enjoy a bite to eat or stroll through the rainforest.


Brilliant new leaf shoots adorn red cedar trees on the upper slopes of the rainforest. In the early morning or following prolonged rain, carpet pythons can be seen basking in the warming spring sun along the entrance road.


Photograph or simply gaze at the spectacular view when, on a clear winter's day, the farming valley is usually filled with morning mist.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


16°C and 28°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


3.5°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day




Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)


Step-free access

The picnic area is flat and step-free, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over grass to reach the single picnic table and toilets.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

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 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 - medium

Tooloom picnic area is flat and step-free, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over grass to reach the facilities. 

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


Gathering firewood

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


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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