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Koreelah National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Woodenbong:

    • Travel west along Mount Lindesay Highway for approximately 22km
    • Turn right at Old Koreelah onto White Swamp Road
    • Travel for 12km to the north and you’ll see the campground on your left

    Park entry points

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    There is no public transport to Koreelah National Park.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Enjoy crisp mornings and listen to the calls of the albert lyrebird echoing throughout the valley.

    Spring

    See the brilliant red flowers of flame trees on the upper slopes.

    Summer

    Look for platypus in creek pools near the campground and enjoy swimming in Koreelah Creek Gorge.

    Winter

    Camp overnight and see the rugged escarpment rising out of the mist from the campground.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    15°C and 29°C

    Highest recorded

    29.1°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    2°C and 19°C

    Lowest recorded

    2.7°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    460mm

    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.

    Koreelah National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Kyogle (94 km)

    Kyogle is an attractive timber-milling town surrounded by rainforest. It's set on the Richmond River at the base of Fairy Mountain.

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    Casino (125 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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    Tenterfield (179 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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    Gorge walking track, Koreelah National Park. Photo: David Young