Back to previous page

Nymboida National Park

Open, check current alerts 

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    To reach Nymboida River campground from Grafton (4WD required):

    • Travel west along the Gwydir Highway from Grafton, and turn south onto Old Glen Innes Road 8km from Grafton.
    • Travel along Old Glen Innes Road a further 32km to the top of the Buccarumbi Range
    • Turn north onto Doboy Road, travelling a further 24km to Nymboida National Park and Nymboida River campground.

    To enter Nymboida National Park on canoe:

    • Join Nymboida River at Buccarumbi, 40km southwest of Grafton on Old Glen Innes-Grafton Road.

    Park entry points

    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 Nymboida National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


    Take on a canoeing challenge as the heat of summer wanes, but the water is still not too cold if you fancy a dip.


    As the days and nights grow warmer, this is a perfect time to camp and bushwalk in Nymboida.


    In summer, the water is warm enough for swimming.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    13°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    –1°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    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).



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Nymboida National Park


    Nearby towns

    South Grafton (49 km)

    The Clarence is one of Australia's largest waterways and offers a host of water adventures to suit all styles. Choose from high-adrenalin whitewater rafting, to canoeing and kayaking, or a river cruise.

    Grafton (51 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.

    Glen Innes (150 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.