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Clyde River National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

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    From Batemans Bay:

    • Travel north on the Princes Highway, then turn left onto the Kings Highway at the roundabout after the Batemans Bay bridge.
    • Drive for approximately 3km along the Kings Highway
    • Turn left into Rotary Drive, which is the entrance to the park.


    From Braidwood:

    • Travel on the Princes Highway towards Batemans Bay
    • Continue through the township of Nelligen and cross the Clyde River
    • Turn right into Rotary Drive, which is the entrance to the park.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • All roads require 4WD vehicle

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    For information about public transport options to Batemans Bay, visit the NSW country transport info website.

    Best times to visit

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

    Spring

    Take in magnificent sunset views from Holmes lookout after a day of exploring.

    Summer

    Get away from the holiday crowds and enjoy peaceful camping, swimming and kayaking on mighty Clyde River.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    14°C and 24°C

    Highest recorded

    43.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded

    0°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    867.5mm

    Facilities

    Maps and downloads

    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.

    Clyde River National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Batemans Bay (4 km)

    Batemans Bay is a bustling coastal town with majestic seascapes. It's located on the estuary of the Clyde River.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Moruya (31 km)

    Moruya is a historic dairy town on the Moruya River surrounded by dairy pastures and rugged national parks.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Braidwood (56 km)

    Braidwood was the first town to be listed on the NSW State Heritage register. Today, you can tour the town on a self-guided heritage walk and see dozens of impressive historic buildings dating from the gold-rush days.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Clyde River hero, Clyde River National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd.