Washpools picnic area and viewing platform
Towarri National Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Washpools picnic area and viewing platform.
Getting there and parking
On entering Towarri National Park:
- Drive along Middlebrook Road and park at Washpools picnic area
- The viewing platform is a short walk from the picnic area
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Washpools picnic area and viewing platform
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Towarri National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
After the wind down from the hotter months, the temperatures at Washpool are delightful and a great time to visit the park.
Wildflowers emerge in spring and that gets the birds and bees excited too.
These hot months are a great time for swimming in Middle Brook and Washpools waterhole.
Wood fires are allowed in the park during winter, so it's an ideal time to come camping. Pack your billy and your thermals.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 30°C
2.5°C and 14.5°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Non-flush toilets
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - medium
Assistance may be required to access this area.
Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.
- Scone office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6540 2300
- 19 Hayes Street, Scone NSW 2337