Woolgoolga Creek picnic area
Sherwood Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about the Woolgoolga Creek picnic area.
Getting there and parking
Woolgoolga Creek picnic area is in the Woolgoolga Creek precinct of Sherwood Nature Reserve. To get there:
- From Woolgoolga, drive west along Woolgoolga Creek Road.
- Follow the signs to the picnic area
Please note there is no vehicle access from Powerline Road.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Woolgoolga Creek picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you at Sherwood Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
See magnificent quandong trees as their fruits turn blue and fallen leaves carpet the rainforest floor with red.
A fantastic time to see rainforest birds while they're nesting and wildflowers in the heathland.
Enjoy the tranquillity in the rainforest and some cool respite from the summer heat.
Bask in the winter sun at Woolgoolga Creek picnic area and enjoy a sheltered walk in the rainforest.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 28°C
4°C and 20°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
- Woolgoolga Creek picnic area is fully wheelchair-accessible
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.
- Coffs Harbour office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6652 0900
- 4/32 Edgar St, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
- in Sherwood Nature Reserve in the North Coast region
Sherwood Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or damage to trail network.