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Moore Park Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Moore Park Nature Reserve.

Getting there and parking

From Kyogle:

  • Travel north, about 14km, along Summerland Way through Wiangaree
  • Continue north on the Summerland Way another 12km to the intersection with Findon Creek Road at Old Grevillea
  • Travel north along Findon Creek Road about 1km to the picnic area. There is a carpark immediately before the bridge over Richmond River

Parking

By bike

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

By public transport

Public transport is not available.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you at Moore Park Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

The ripening figs attract numbers of rainforest pigeons.

Spring

The silky oaks are in bloom, their gold flowers brightening the forest.

Summer

More than 10,000 flying foxes use the reserve as a maternity ward. Please ensure you do not disturb them.

Winter

Frosts and fogs hug the forest in the early morning, but once they lift the days are glorious.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 29°C

Highest recorded

42.9°C

Winter temperature

Average

4°C and 20°C

Lowest recorded

-1.4°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

210mm

Facilities

Amenities

Picnic tables

Barbecue 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.

Moore Park Nature Reserve

Contact

Nearby towns

Kyogle (28 km)

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

www.visitnsw.com

Casino (59 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.

www.visitnsw.com

Murwillumbah (94 km)

Murwillumbah is rich dairy, sugar cane and banana country. It's located on the banks of the Tweed River and set in the Tweed River Valley against a backdrop of rainforest-clad hills.

www.visitnsw.com

Moore Park Nature Reserve. Photo: Stephen King