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Byrrill Creek walking track

Mebbin National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Byrrill Creek walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    30 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    1km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Byrrill Creek walking track is in the Cutters Camp campground precinct of Mebbin National Park. To get there from the campground:

  • Walk into the south-east section of the Cutters Camp precinct (identifiable by open-sided shelter shed).
  • Locate the track entrance sign on the eastern fringe of the maintained area and proceed safely along the walking track
  • Return to the campground via the same walking track

Parking

Parking is available nearby at the campground. Please note park user fees apply.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

Early spring is typically the driest time of year and sunny weather prevails, so this is a great time for visiting the park and enjoying active adventures, such as mountain biking, walking and horse riding along the trails.

Summer

The park is still very pleasant on even the hottest summer days, particularly when enjoyed from a shady spot. Cool off in Byrrill Creek and enjoy a picnic under the eucalypt trees.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

22°C and 32°C

Highest recorded

42.9°C

Winter temperature

Average

8°C and 22°C

Lowest recorded

-0.3°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

321mm

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Safety messages

  • This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.
  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable. Byrrill Creek and other waterways within Mebbin National Park are subject to quick and flash flooding.

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.
  • The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

  • Firewood may not be collected from the park, so you'll need to bring your own

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Byrrill Creek walking track

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Park info

  • in Mebbin National Park in the North Coast region
  • Mebbin 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-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

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