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Guy Fawkes River National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Dorrigo or Armidale:

    • Access via Waterfall Way and Chaelundi Road

    From Grafton:

    • Access via Old Grafton Road, then Chaelundi Road.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

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

    By public transport

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

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Great camping weather when the days start cooling off, yet the water in the river is still warm.

    Spring

    Look out for native wildflowers around Ebor Falls, including everlasting daisies, native violets and small-fruited hakea.

    Summer

    Paddle in the creek at Chaelundi campground or swim, canoe or fish on Boyd River at Dalmorton.

    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 Plus 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.

    Map of Guy Fawkes River National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Dorrigo (47 km)

    Dorrigo is a serene country town and the gateway to Dorrigo National Park. Its close to the edge of the escarpment above the Bellingen Valley.

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    Armidale (77 km)

    During autumn the parks and gardens around Armidale show their beautiful colours. Enjoy a drive along the Waterfall Way, stopping at waterfalls and craggy gorges in the rugged countryside.

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    Grafton (112 km)

    Grafton is a gracious, historic city in the Clarence Valley farming district. It's situated on the broad Clarence River and surrounded by river flats.

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