Kings Plains National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Kings Plains National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
From Glen Innes:
- Follow the signs from Glen Innes (off Gwydir Highway west of town).
- Following the signs, turn right onto Kings Plain Road. The final 25km of road is unsealed.
Park entry points
- Ironbark Drive See on map
- Kings Plains Creek campground See on map
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information
By public transport
Kings Plains National Park is not accessible by public transport.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Kings Plains National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Pleasant days make for great walking conditions around the park.
Wildflowers come into bloom across the park and attract many bird species, making this a great time for birdwatching.
It can get very hot at this time of year, so the shaded campsites beside the creek are great for escaping the heat.
Now's the perfect time to relax by a cosy campfire in the beautiful natural surroundings the park has to offer.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
18°C and 32°C
2°C and 20°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the Country NSW region
Kings Plains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Glen Innes office
02 6739 0700
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 68 Church Street, Glen Innes NSW 2370
- Glen Innes office
Inverell (45 km)
Go fossicking for sapphires and other gems at several places around the city. Grab a map of local fossicking sites from the visitor information centre and try your luck.
Glen Innes (49 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.
Guyra (109 km)
Fishing in one of Guyra's numerous and beautiful streams is a great way to relax and get back to nature. You might land a big trout, too! If you're looking for more active pursuits, you're within easy reach of a number of scenic national parks, where rock climbing, kayaking horseriding and bushwalking are just some of your options.