Towarri National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Washpools waterhole.
Getting there and parking
On entering Towarri National Park:
- Drive along Middlebrook Road and park at Washpools picnic area
- Walk for 500m along Middle Brook until you reach the waterhole
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Washpools picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Towarri National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
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
Maps and downloads
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.
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.
- Scone office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6540 2300
- 19 Hayes Street, Scone NSW 2337
- in Towarri National Park in the Country NSW region
Towarri National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger