Goulburn River National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Goulburn River National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Goulburn River National Park is accessible from a number of towns in the area.
- From Mudgee, follow Wollar Road
- From Merriwa, follow Ringwood Road
- From Denman, go along the Denman to Wollar Road – it follows long stretches of the Goulburn River.
Park entry points
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Goulburn River National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Is there anything more relaxing than sitting around the campfire with family and friends? Autumn is a great time of year to visit Spring Gully campground.
With the many natives blooming – callistemons, acacias and eucalypts among them – this is the best time to observe the plant and wildlife the park attracts.
With the temperatures at their warmest, head to the river for swimming and liloing.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
15°C and 30°C
3°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the Country NSW region
Goulburn River National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6370 9000
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm.
- 27 Inglis Street, Mudgee NSW 2850
- Mudgee office
Merriwa (29 km)
Merriwa is a unique and friendly rural town nestled in the Upper Hunter Valley. Situated on the Golden Highway, Merriwa is the ideal place for a stopover, as it is centrally located. In just two hours you can reach Mudgee, Dubbo, Newcastle and Tamworth.
Gulgong (52 km)
Founded in the heady days of the Australian gold rush, Gulgong has approximately 130 buildings with National Trust classification. Take a self-guided walking tour of the town's historic sites.
Mudgee (54 km)
Set in the Cudgegong River valley in Central West NSW, Mudgee is a charming historic town and a popular destination for wine enthusiasts keen to sample its award-winning reds and whites. From its many wineries and national parks to markets, festivals and activities for the kids, Mudgee has much to offer.