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Boonoo Boonoo National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Boonoo Boonoo National Park.

Getting there and parking

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    From Tenterfield:

    • Follow the sealed Mount Lindesay (Woodenbong) Road for about 24km
    • Turn right onto Boonoo Boonoo Falls Road and follow this unsealed road for 4km to the park entrance
    • Travel for a further 9km to Boonoo Boonoo picnic area

    From Stanthorpe:

    • Take Amosfield Road and follow the signs to Bald Rock National Park along unsealed roads
    • At the bitumen, travel past the turnoff to Bald Rock National Park and continue for 5km, then follow signs to Boonoo Boonoo National Park.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    Best times to visit

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

    Spring

    This is the season for wildflowers. The mild weather at this time of year is also particularly good for camping.

    Summer

    The water in the large secluded rock pools along the river will give sweet relief from the summer heat.

    Winter

    Temperatures can plunge overnight and mornings are often frosty at this time of year, so be well-prepared if you're camping. Though winter days are often sunny, cloudless and warm enough to enjoy a picnic or a long hike.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    14°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded

    38.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    2°C and 14°C

    Lowest recorded

    -10°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    228.6mm

    Facilities

    Maps and downloads

    Fees and passes

    Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change.

    • All Parks Pass - For all parks in NSW (including Kosciuszko NP) $190 (1 year) / $335 (2 years)
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    • Multi Parks Pass - For all parks in NSW (except Kosciuszko) $65 (1 year) / $115 (2 years)
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    • Country Parks Pass - For all parks in Country NSW (except Kosciuszko) $45 (1 year) / $75 (2 years)
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    • Single Country Park Pass - For entry to a single park in country NSW (except Kosciuszko). $22 (1 year) / $40 (2 years)
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    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    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).

    Prohibited

    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.

    Boonoo Boonoo National Park

    Contact

    • in the Country NSW region
    • Boonoo Boonoo 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 uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change.

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    Nearby towns

    Tenterfield (27 km)

    Sir Henry Parkes delivered his famous "birth of our nation" speech in the Tenterfield School of Arts in 1889. His rousing speech is credited with being the decisive moment that set the country on its path toward Federation in 1901.

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    Glen Innes (119 km)

    Set in the most prolific sapphire region of Country NSW, Glen Innes hosts the annual Minerama Fossicking and Gem Show and the annual Australian Celtic Festival, and is home to the Australian Standing Stones.

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    Casino (154 km)

    Casino is a thriving rural centre in the heart of rich agricultural country. It's set in lush pastures on the banks of the Richmond River.

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    Boonoo Boonoo Falls, Boonoo Boonoo National Park. Photo: DECC/NSW Government