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Mummel Gulf National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

  1. From Oxley Highway, take Enfield Road and drive for 12km, turning right into Mummel Forest Road.
  2. From Nowendoc, take Brackendale Road and then turn right into Mummel Forest Road.
  3. Park entry points

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    There is no public transport available for Mummel Gulf National Park.

    Best times to visit

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

    Spring

    The forest is in bloom in spring; keep an eye out for greenhood orchids on the forest floor.

    Summer

    Take advantage of the forest shade while the coast and western slopes are hot. At night, boobook owls can be heard milling about the campground.

    Winter

    Light snow sometimes falls in winter, combining with misty mornings to create an evocative atmosphere.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 28.5°C

    Highest recorded

    42.2°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6.1°C and 19.2°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5.1°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    July

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    234.6mm

    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.

    Mummel Gulf National Park

    Contact

    • in the Country NSW region
    • Mummel Gulf National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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    Nearby towns

    Walcha (75 km)

    Walcha is the gateway to some of the best adventure experiences in Australia. Expect gorges, rainforests, waterfalls and wilderness. Enjoy helicopter flights, 4WD tours and fishing, as well as guided bushwalks in some of Australia's most rugged terrain.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Gloucester (99 km)

    Famous for gold deposits and the bushranger Captain Thunderbolt, Gloucester is located in the north Hunter region, east of Barrington Tops. The nearby state forests and national parks are ideal for walking, camping and outdoor adventure sports.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Taree (176 km)

    Taree is a major mid North Coast city, ringed by superb beaches. It's situated on the Manning River and set against rolling hills.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Mummel Gulf National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government